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Researchers have discovered a connection between dementia risk and diabetes. This link means that as many as one-quarter of Americans over the age of 60 could have a significantly increased risk for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, according to the results of a recent study. Their findings should resonate with particular…

Majority of Global Alzheimer’s Cases Go Untreated | Rochester, MI

Alzheimer’s disease impacts people around the globe, in every country, but that doesn’t mean victims of the disease are receiving the treatment they need. According to a new study, in some low-income countries, as many as 90% of dementia cases are thought to go undiagnosed, and thus untreated. Alzheimer’s Disease International…

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New Nutrition Labels Could Mean Less Confusion, Better Choices for Seniors An initiative to revamp the nutrition facts label on packaged foods, making them less-confusing and easier to read, is entering its final stages, according to an article in USA Today. For almost a decade now, the FDA has been…

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Home Safety and Dementia If you are caring for an elder with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, no doubt you have wondered if it is safe for you parent to continue living at home. Will Dad wander away from the house? Is Mom growing more confused? Does she…

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Why Older Adults Seem Mentally Sharper in the Morning Going to the doctor, paying bills, taking a driving test—older adults should try to tackle their most taxing tasks earlier in the day, claims new evidence from the University of Toronto (UT) that suggests aging brains function best in the morning…

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A Lifetime of Memories Vanish for Hockey Legend Stan Mikita On Monday night, the Chicago Blackhawks won their first Stanley Cup championship on home ice in 77 years. Unlike other Hawks fans and hockey enthusiasts, NHL veteran Stan Mikita is not participating in the celebration. In fact, he is completely…

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Home Safety and Dementia If you are caring for an elder with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, no doubt you have wondered if it is safe for you parent to continue living at home. Will Dad wander away from the house? Is Mom growing more confused? Does she…

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Diabetes & Dementia Information about Dementia Risk and High Blood Sugar Research points to a link between diabetes and the risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. A report from the Archives of Neurology found that among 824 people older than age 55, those with diabetes had lower scores on many measures of cognition…

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Treating Cataracts May Slow Cognitive Decline Adults who struggle with low vision, whether due to cataracts, glaucoma or other age-related eye diseases, often experience difficulty communicating with others and engaging with their surroundings; two important factors for staying mentally sharp. There are various surgeries and treatments available to alleviate these…

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The Dangerous Dementia Symptom That Isn’t Memory Loss When most people think about the telltale signs of dementia, memory loss is often top of mind. But while it’s true that trouble with short term memory is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease—the most common form of dementia—other categories of chronic cognitive…