Leisure activities inversely linked to dementia, Alzheimer disease
Aug 11, 2022
Leisure activities are associated with a reduced risk for dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online Aug. 10 in Neurology.
Social isolation, loneliness may harm cardiovascular, brain health
Aug 04, 2022
Social isolation and loneliness appear to be independent risk factors, but data on mediating pathways, confounders are limited
Household chores, family visits could ward off Alzheimer’s, study says
Jul 27, 2022
It turns out household chores, exercise and socializing not only keep you physically and mentally fit, they also might stave off dementia
NAFLD linked to increased risk for dementia in seniors
Jul 14, 2022
Greater risk for dementia conferred by comorbid nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and heart disease or stroke
Newly detected vascular risk factors common in stroke patients
Jun 30, 2022
Newly diagnosed vascular risk factors common in patients with acute ischemic stroke include dyslipidemia, hypertension, atrial fibrillation
Home care works to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s
Jun 27, 2022
On June 21, the home care industry joined with other aging services providers to support the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day initiative.
New form of dementia prevalent in 40% of older adults
Jun 16, 2022
Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s Sanders-Brown Center on Aging said a form of dementia discovered three years ago could be prevalent in 40% of older adults and up to 50% in Alzheimer’s patients.
Dementia simulation house helps caregivers step into patients’ shoes
Jun 13, 2022
Through goggles, headphones and gloves, the house allows visitors to experience how someone lives with the disease’s alterations to their sight, sound and touch.
Hospice boosts care quality for Medicare beneficiaries with dementia: study
Jun 07, 2022
Patients with dementia greatly benefit from hospice, but that care must be tailored to avoid counterintuitively long stays and disenrollment, investigators say.
Community burden of dementia similar to nursing homes: survey
Apr 29, 2022
Frequent, unsubtle symptoms have a big impact on the patient quality of life, but are often unreported in primary care, investigators report.