Monthly Archives: August 2014

Exercise and Dementia

When clients sit sedentary, it does nothing to help them with their Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia. Both physical and mental exercises have proven to help to some extent. According to the NINDS website, various researchers are actually doing studies to … Continue reading

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Drugs administered for folks with Dementia (posted late for 08/23)

There are several drugs that are currently on the market that could potentially slow the roll of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other Dementias. Many of these drugs are in various stages of testing. As a caregiver that gets to witness … Continue reading

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Clinical Studies

There are several clinical studies that are being conducted about Dementia. These studies offer a prospect for researchers to be able to discover better ways to safely detect, treat, or prevent some Dementias. The NIH Institutes are conducting various clinical … Continue reading

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NINDS, NIH and NIA

For the past few weeks, I have been fortunate enough to try to translate information about Dementia from a great website produced by NINDS (The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke). This has been such a privilege since NINDs … Continue reading

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The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease

As I stated yesterday, in 2010, the President of the United States, Barack Obama, began the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease. The foundation began in 2011 as the National Alzheimer’s Project Act, what is referred to in the medical … Continue reading

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What type of research is currently being conducted for Dementia?

With more and more individuals being diagnosed with this horrendous disease – in one form or another – most people would like to know what exactly is being done about it. As far as caregivers go, we are experiencing more … Continue reading

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Treatments for other diseases linked to Dementia

As I have stipulated over the past week or so, there are other diseases linked to Dementia. As I wrote about yesterday, sometimes there are treatments available for some things that will help alleviate the likelihood of Dementia or lessen … Continue reading

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