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 ...
Validating People With Dementia, a Vital Technique
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.
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.
Bring a widow, having a low body mass index, and having trouble sleeping in middle age could raise your risk for dementia, say Boston University School of Medicine researchers.
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.
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.
Helpful tips to help older adults, especially those with Alzheimer’s or dementia, keep personal information secure when on the internet.
Middle-aged adults with moderate-to-severe anxiety may be at increased risk for late-onset dementia – the most prevalent form of dementia, which typically develops after 65.
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.
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.