What Does Your Walking Speed Say About Your Alzheimer’s Risk? July 16, 2012 | By Alexandra Sifferlin   Slight changes in the way a person walks, like slowing down or developing a variable stride, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.  Previous studies have linked walking speed in the elderly with overall good health and even longevity, but the current research is among the first to associate gait with risk of Alzheimer’s. The four new studies, presented over the weekend at the…

What Does Your Walking Speed Say About Your Alzheimer’s Risk? July 16, 2012 | By Alexandra Sifferlin Slight changes in the way a person walks, like slowing down or developing a variable stride, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Previous studies have linked walking speed in the elderly with overall good health and even longevity, but the current research is among the first to associate gait with risk of Alzheimer’s. The four new studies, presented over the weekend at the…

These folks are 100 years old . They have been married 74 years. They give me hope for a happy future.

Husband, 100, and wife, 99, who have been together 82 years

These folks are 100 years old . They have been married 74 years. They give me hope for a happy future.

An estimated 5.3 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's Disease.

All About Alzheimer's

An estimated 5.3 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's Disease.

Early Signs of Alzheimer's

Early Signs of Alzheimer's

According to a study, gray matter in the brains of older individuals is preserved with an active lifestyle, helping to reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The influence an active lifestyle had on the

Dizziness Treatment That Cured My Balance Problem!

Dizziness Treatment That Cured My Balance Problem!

Most Beautiful Story ever. Reblog if you have a heart.    An Iowa couple married for 72 years died holding hands in a Des Moines hospital within 70 minutes of each other last week after a car accident that also injured another couple.  “They’re very old-fashioned. They believed in marriage ‘til death do you part,”

Most Beautiful Story ever. Reblog if you have a heart. An Iowa couple married for 72 years died holding hands in a Des Moines hospital within 70 minutes of each other last week after a car accident that also injured another couple. “They’re very old-fashioned. They believed in marriage ‘til death do you part,”

A man loses his wife, father and mother: 'Alzheimer's is 100 percent fatal' #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

A man loses his wife, father and mother: 'Alzheimer's is 100 percent fatal'

A man loses his wife, father and mother: 'Alzheimer's is 100 percent fatal' #alzheimers #tgen #mindcrowd www.mindcrowd.org

Scientists Discover that the Brain Cleans Itself    “We’re hopeful that these findings have implications for many conditions that involve the brain, such as traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease.”    http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2012/08/scientists-discover-that-brain-cleans.html

Scientists Discover that the Brain Cleans Itself

Scientists Discover that the Brain Cleans Itself “We’re hopeful that these findings have implications for many conditions that involve the brain, such as traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease.” http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2012/08/scientists-discover-that-brain-cleans.html

Be patient and supportive.  Let the individual know that you’re listening and trying to understand what is being said.

Helpful Hints and Tips for better Communication

Be patient and supportive. Let the individual know that you’re listening and trying to understand what is being said.

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