Memory Loss

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Human trials Show Promising Results for 40 Hz Lights in Slowing Alzheimer’s

Every year, serious scientists undertake rigorous studies to prove hypotheses and  evolving research validating these theories. Sometimes their work is astonishing and fantastic, like discovering dinosaur embryos. Other times it has a huge global impact, like the discovery of penicillin. This week researchers reported evidence that will have dramatic, personal impact for people living with …

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Managing multiple medications for memory loss

Managing Medication for the Dementia Patient: The Details and the Big Picture “The whole is more than the sum of its parts”: that’s a piece of wisdom that has been with us for two and a half millennia (it comes from Aristotle). No one feels the truth of this aphorism more than a caregiver who’s …

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Muscle Memory, Music, and Love

A recent video has gone viral on social media. It shows the late prima ballerina Marta C. Gonzalez Valencia, in an advanced stage of Alzheimer’s, responding to Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake by dancing, with her arms, from her wheelchair. The video will move you if you love music or if you love someone who has Alzheimer’s. But more than that, …

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Why Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease is Important

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most feared diseases of old age. A diagnosis is often met with shock and feelings of disbelief, anger, fear, hopelessness, and grief. Those experiences extend to close family members as well. A diagnosis does not mean an end of life as you know it. An early diagnosis can provide families time …

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Using Technology to Support Memory Care

Technology quickly transformed daily life and is now essential in many households. From smartphones to alarm systems, these tools simplify tasks and can even help those who are battling Alzheimer’s. As the disease advances, symptoms will worsen over time. Routine activities become increasingly more challenging and the tactics you used to help your loved one …

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