Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—But How Exactly Can It Kill You? Doctors explain the deadly complications that can arise from this cluster of conditions.
Electrical stimulation therapy may have a big impact on brain health and recovery in patients with mood disorders, dementia and neurodegenerative disorders.
Adapting to their life changes within a social and supportive structure can be one of the keys leading to older people succeeding in aging gracefully. The value of strong community programs in supporting health and wellbeing in older people cannot be underestimated.
For people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease—the most common form of dementia and a condition that affects nearly 6 million Americans—the holiday festivities can present some unique challenges. Read about some things to keep in mind to help us all feel that holiday cheer as we head into “the most wonderful time of the year.”
Aggression is one of the worst parts of caring for a parent or senior loved one with dementia, but you’re not powerless. Having a number of strategies on hand to deploy whenever you need them gives you the means to handle a loved one’s aggression any time it rears its head.
Learn more about how to cope with aggression and dementia.
Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women. To help stave off an epidemic of Alzheimer’s disease in women, brain health should be at the top of every woman’s healthy living checklist. Find out more.