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Music has proven beneficial to brain health and memory. Now, researchers from the University of Helsinki found that singing – as opposed to simply listening to music – can boost the brain function of individuals in the early stages of dementia. Read the full study here: http://bit.ly/1JvK1y5 #Alzheimers #dementia #music #brainhealth

Singing Proves Beneficial in Early Stages of Dementia

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Helene DeCoste, got her study medication intravenously infused Thursday as she participated in an Alzheimer’s study at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

¡La clave para probar fármacos! Lograron replicar el alzhéimer en una placa de Petri  - http://panamadeverdad.com/2014/10/13/la-clave-para-probar-farmacos-lograron-replicar-el-alzheimer-en-una-placa-de-petri/

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research

Dementia can lead to many devastating symptoms. One of the most impactful is Personality Change. Here are 4 suggestions on coping with the shift in your loved one's personality.

Dementia can lead to many devastating symptoms. One of the most impactful is Personality Change. Here are 4 suggestions on coping with the shift in your loved one's personality.

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's can have its challenges. One challenge can be communicating. Learn how Alzheimer's disease affects communication. #WisdomWednesday

One challenge can be communicating. Learn how Alzheimer's disease affects communication.

“My biggest challenge was getting the right diagnosis. Like most Lewy families, my mother was misdiagnosed seven times, by doctors who were either unfamiliar or who refused to hear what I was telling them. I learned to write down every symptom, and prepare a list of all my concerns before doctor’s meetings. That included asking if it was Lewy Body Dementia." - Jill J, caregiver of late wife, who died of early onset Lewy Body

Home Care Assistance is the Nation's Top Choice for In-Home Senior/Elderly Care

Music is a great way to bring joy to the person with Alzheimers or other dementia. It can anything from everyday songs and clapping hands to a visit from a musician.  Music is one of the few things that can reach people at all stages of dementia.

This article focuses on special activities to engage and entertain people who have Alzheimer’s or another dementia. For a comprehensive list of activitie.

This holiday commercial for Swiss photo album brand iFolor captures the moment a man with dementia opens a thoughtful gift from his wife and is transported back to the time they first met. So sweet! http://on.mash.to/1TkS99V

Sweet couple overcomes dementia to relive the night they met in an ad that will make you cry

This holiday commercial for Swiss photo album brand iFolor captures the moment a man with dementia opens a thoughtful gift from his wife and is transported back to the time they first met. So sweet! http://on.mash.to/1TkS99V

“My mom was diagnosed with dementia about 10 years ago. It has been a grueling road to say the least. For one, watching my mom deteriorate mentally has been very painful.” - Susan D.,daughter and caregiver to mother with Alzheimer’s

Home Care Assistance is the Nation's Top Choice for In-Home Senior/Elderly Care

Ten Brain-Stimulating Activities that May Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s

How do you keep your brain stimulated? Brain teasers like the ones discussed in our article may help offset early signs of Alzheimer’s.

Did you know our brain has the ability to organize and reorganize information systems, and even reform links? Learn more about neuroplasticity in our book, The Brain Boost: A Practical Guide to Brain Health. #‎ENDALZ‬ ‪#‎GOPURPLE‬

Did you know our brain has the ability to organize and reorganize information systems, and even reform links? Learn more about neuroplasticity in our book, The Brain Boost: A Practical Guide to Brain Health.

From caring for his great-grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease, Max Wallack learned that puzzles are often used to calm patients. Max founded Puzzles to Remember, which has distributed over 15,000 puzzles to 1,500 nursing homes and veteran institutions that care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients around the world. Read more at http://kidswhogive.com/winners-2012/.

From caring for his great-grandmother with Alzheimer’s disease, Max Wallack learned that puzzles are often used to calm patients. Max founded Puzzles to Remember, which has distributed over 15,000 puzzles to 1,500 nursing homes and veteran institutions that care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients around the world. Read more at http://kidswhogive.com/winners-2012/.

Stroke Ages the Brain Almost 8 Years

Stroke Ages the Brain Almost 8 Years

"I learned that taking respite caregiving breaks was crucial and could greatly benefit those helping and supporting aging loved ones. During those respite breaks, I walked, wrote, and spent time in local coffee shops simply reading the daily newspaper - taking time for me proved to be very effective.” - Rick Lauber, Author of The Successful Caregiver's Guide, son and caregiver of father with Alzheimer's

Home Care Assistance is the Nation's Top Choice for In-Home Senior/Elderly Care

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