Habla espanol? Learning a new language has powerful benefits for seniors, author contends
Aug 23, 2021
It’s well known that challenging the brain in older age helps stave off memory loss. Learning a new language is one such way, said Dave Clark, author of the new book “Spanish for Seniors.”
A wandering solution for home care patients with dementia
Aug 16, 2021
Project Lifesaver, a program from the Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, is designed to help caregivers keep track of their loved ones and locate them if they wander.
Hear this: Music can have a powerful effect on homebound seniors
Jul 19, 2021
The benefits of developing music playlists for people with dementia are numerous, according to Dan Cohen, founder of Music & Memory.
FDA approves first treatment for Alzheimer’s in 18 years
Jun 07, 2021
The first novel therapy for Alzheimer’s disease in almost two decades was approved today by the Food & Drug Administration.
Kentucky bill would set training standards for home health agencies
Jan 19, 2021
Legislation proposed in Kentucky would set minimum training standards for home health agencies caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Falls may be an Alzheimer’s precursor, study finds
Oct 15, 2020
Alzheimer’s brain changes may be the culprit when an older person with no known cognitive decline has a fall, according to a new study. These falls tend to occur about five years before memory loss and...