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Can Slow Walking Speed Be a Determining Factor for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Source from Alzheimer’s Association Newsletter Written by Valerie VanBooven RN BSN July 25, 2014—(BRONX, NY)—A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints. People who tested positive… Read more »

Caregiving in Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Source from Everyday Health, By Chris Iliades, MD, Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MS, MPH A caregiver’s role often starts with the diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. At this juncture, it’s important to deal with both long-term planning and with immediate medical and psychological issues in order to make life as normal as possible for your… Read more »

It Might Not Be Alzheimer’s!

Experts believe there may be as many as 750,000 patients in the U.S. affected by adult hydrocephalus, a syndrome that mimics dementia, but can be cured by a basic procedure. Source from Everyday Health Not all memory loss is permanent. If you have an elderly family member experiencing decreased mobility and dementia, it could be from adult… Read more »

Resource: Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Wandering and Getting Lost

For the best up-to-date Alzheimer’s and Dementia news and information, check out the official Alzheimer’s Association website found here: http://www.alz.org/ The Link located below, discusses Wandering and Getting Lost for those who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and are at risk, and the steps you can take to protect your loved ones: http://www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-wandering.asp On Saturday, September 27th, CareGivers… Read more »