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This May Be The Earliest Sign Of Dementia

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 07.17.2013 | Fifty

BOSTON -- Memory problems that are often dismissed as a normal part of aging may not be so harmless after all. Noticing you have had a decline beyond...

'I Thought I Was Getting Alzheimer's'

Marie Marley | Posted 05.28.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I thought I was getting Alzheimer's. I really did. And how ironic would that be? I blog on the Huffington Post and Alzheimer's Reading Room about my experiences as an Alzheimer's caregiver for my Romanian life partner, Edward Theodoru.

Four Guidelines to Dealing With Alzheimer's Disease

Dwayne J. Clark | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Dwayne J. Clark

Even the most giving, skilled, and loving family caregiver can get overwhelmed rather quickly. And not every family member is hard-wired to be a caregiver. Lighten up on yourself, and keep your expectations reasonable.

What Can We Do To Detect Dementia Earlier?

AP | By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 02.07.2012 | Fifty

WASHINGTON -- Alexis McKenzie's mother had mild dementia, but things sounded OK when she phoned home: Dad was with her, finishing his wife's sentences...

Does Adiponectin Cause Or Prevent Alzheimer's Dementia?

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

It might very well be the case that adequate adiponectin activity may help reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's. However, resistance to the hormone may prevent the body from benefitting from the those effects. Further research is needed to resolve this new puzzle.

Medical Innovation and Shortening the Long Goodbye

John Horton | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
John Horton

Today, too many families face President Reagan's "long goodbye" -- and too many Alzheimers' victims know, even as the disease begins to rob them of their memories, of the pain their families will face.

Is Weight Loss An Early Warning Sign Of Alzheimer's?

Posted 11.22.2011 | Healthy Living

By Anne Harding Over the past several years, researchers have noticed an odd pattern in the relationship between body weight and Alzheimer's di...