Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique

New Findings on Exercise and Dementia

Results of the Dementia and Physical Activity (DAPA) trial, a randomized, controlled study conducted in the United Kingdom, suggest that moderate- to high-intensity aerobic and strength training doesn’t slow cognitive decline and may worsen symptoms ...
Diane Domina

When the Caregiver Has a Chronic Condition, Too

While you’re caring for others with chronic conditions, you’re not immune to one yourself. Some days you are forced to push through caring for others, while you yourself are suffering.
Carol Bradley Bursack

A Finding That May Lead to a New Dementia Treatment?

A new mouse study from Temple University breaks through previously established barriers by identifying cellular pathways critical to developing dementia and offering potential treatments even after the disease is established.
Therese Borchard

How to Live Well With Dementia

Strong relationships, social engagement, good physical and mental health, religious beliefs, and high-quality care can improve quality of life for those living with memory loss, cognitive impairment, and other dementia symptoms.
Diane Domina

What to Get for Mom When She Has Dementia

You struggle internally about whether you should even go through the motions of celebrating mom when she won’t understand what you’re doing. But there are ways to celebrate her that will make a difference.
Carol Bradley Bursack

Senior Safety: When Is It Time to Hand Over the Car Keys?

For many of us, the ability to drive contributes to a more satisfying, more independent life, especially as we age, but vehicle safety concerns and fatal crash rates based on distances driven increase significantly in older adults.
Diane Domina

New Dementia Trend: Later Onset, Shorter Duration?

A recent study suggests the overall impact of dementia may be compressing – that is, people are developing dementia later in life and are living with cognitive problems for a shorter amount of time.
Diane Domina

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