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    Sleepless Nights May Put the Aging Brain at Rick of Dementia- tips on getting better sleep

    Alyssa Dunlap 002 Pin 1 - This article relates to chapter nine because it is about dementia. The article discusses the different symptoms of dementia such as memory loss and a decline in communication and language. It also discusses how dementia can be caused from damage of brain cells, and that there really is no cure or treatment to slow the progression of dementia.

    Aging America Caregivers

    Chelsey Curtis Pin 1- This pin relates to late adulthood because it tells a story about a man's father who was diagnosed with severe dementia, which is a common disease that can appear in late adulthood. It was interesting to read because it talks about how adding coconut oil in his diet had helped with some of the symptoms associated with dementia.

    Sterling Swanson Pin 1 - This article describes the use of poetry and art therapy in giving a voice to the afflicted and combating Dementia. The article also includes 3 poems written by people affected by this mental disease. Our chapter discusses Dementia and the effects on the brain and motor system.

    Health tip: The National Sleep Foundation says that the more you exercise, the better you sleep. Check out this infographic for more sleep tips.

    What do our brains do while we sleep?

    Chelsey Curtis Pin 2- This pin relates to chapter 9 because it talks about Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common form of dementia in late adulthood. This website tells what AD is and several facts about it that can help caregivers to take care of those who suffer from this disease.

    Research has found that sleep deprivation can have a detrimental effect on your brain function, writes Theresa Fisher.

    Is the benefit from antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia symptoms worth the risk?

    Op-Chart | Ben Schott - On the Timing Duration of Sleep - Graphic - NYTimes.com

    Elizabeth Shaw Pin 1 - This article discusses housing for the elderly that is specifically pet friendly. This relates to pet therapy, which can be incredibly beneficial to the elderly, especially in areas of memory. This relates to the chapter in terms of memory for the elderly. A lot of elderly people have to move to nursing homes and assisted living and having a pet friendly environment makes pet therapy more accessible which can, in turn, improve or slow the effects of dementia.

    Amber Paquelet Pin 2: This article is from the alzheimer's association and is great because it discusses dementia in full detail. It also has a doctor's appointment checklist for people who might not know what to ask their doctor. This relates back to the chapter because in late adulthood this disease is more prevalent and the chapter discusses a lil bit about different diseases.

    this is why i need to sleep more.

    Alli Sanchez Pin 2 Psy 230-002: This article discusses lesbian or gay older adults and the different effects that being older has on their confidence. It talks about the research that has been done on their happiness and mental health statuses.

    Cindy Gonzalez-Chapter 9 pin 1 This pin relates to the chapter because it discusses disengagement theory vs activity theory. The website discusses how for activity theory states that the older population are able to stay active despite the views of society that as you age you shouldn't be as active. Also, this website discusses that in contrast disengagement theory is different and says that as you get older you withdrawal from the social world and ponder on your life and what is to come.

    Stacy Post 002-230 Late Adulthood- This pin relates to the chapter as it discusses Alzheimer's and Dementia. This website talks about everything from the causes of dementia to the warning signs. It ends with an explanation about their research processes and how far along they have come in the effort of finding a cure.

    Could new discovery lead to a cure for jetlag? Scientists find gene that prevents us from adjusting to new time zones. - A pill to beat the misery of jet lag could soon be developed, after scientists found a specific gene which stops our body clock from re-setting

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    People with Parkinson's and related forms of dementia improved in a small study when they took a leukemia drug called nilotinib. Researchers say the drug seems to help brain cells eliminate toxins.