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The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

  • 22 June, 2017

One of the first things you can do when you discover one of your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease is arm yourself with as much information about

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The importance of physical activity

  • 19 June, 2017

No matter what age or condition, physical activity is extremely important for our well being. It increases positive hormones in our body and it makes sure that the body continues

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What is Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

  • 15 June, 2017

Alzheimer’s Disease affects over 5 million individuals in the USA alone, and is one of the top ten causes of death. It is commonly associated with age, and people over

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The Benefits of Early Diagnosis

  • 12 June, 2017

An Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is always a difficult reality to face. Life as you or your loved one knows it is going to change forever. It is noted that 50%

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The Reality of Alzheimer’s Treatments: Why Drugs Keep Failing

  • 8 June, 2017

Unfortunately, the outlook of drug treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease is not a positive one. A recent study examined 244 treatments in over 400 trials between 2002-2012 and over 96% failed.

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Tips for Caregivers Peace of Mind

  • 5 June, 2017

As a caregiver for an Alzheimer’s patient, you must practice a lot of patience and flexibility to deal with the responsibilities. The role can be extremely stressful, overwhelming and frustrating,

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Common Misconceptions About Dementia

  • 1 June, 2017

To those who have not done research into Alzheimer’s or Dementia typically associate this disease with memory loss and being forgetful. In Canada, it is estimated that 25,000 new cases

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Is Midlife Obesity linked to Alzheimer’s Disease?

  • 25 May, 2017

A new study reports that healthy aging of the brain relies on the health of our cardiovascular system, specifically the heart and blood vessels. Those individuals who have increased risk

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10 tips for interacting more closely.

  • 22 May, 2017

It is not very easy to know how to interact with an Alzheimer’s patient. A lot of emotions are involved and it is difficult to assess what your loved one

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Australian Research Find Possible New Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

  • 18 May, 2017

Australian researchers have reportedly found a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease that will restore all memory function in patients. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of Dementia, and is one of

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Tips for coping with Alzheimer’s financially.

  • 15 May, 2017

One of the dark sides of illness is the costs and vulnerability that comes with money. It is important for those who suffer with Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia to get

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Alzheimer’s & Dementia: What are the differences?

  • 11 May, 2017

To those unfamiliar with these diseases, Alzheimer’s and Dementia can sound identical, but there are significant differences that are important to know. Dementia Dementia is used to describe a decline

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