Music-Based Treatment for Anxiety in Alzheimer’s

Ever get chills listening to a particularly moving piece of music? You can thank the salience network of the brain for that emotional joint. Surprisingly, this region also remains an island of remembrance that is spared from the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at the University of Utah Health are …

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Air Pollution Linked To Dementia In Older Women

New US research has found that growing up in a city with a high level of air pollution could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and progression of the disease. Carried out by researchers at the University of Montana, the study looked at the effects of air pollution in Mexico …

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Celebrating the Holidays with a Loved One with Dementia

Celebrating the Holidays with a Loved One with Dementia: A Guide for Family Caregivers

When you are a caregiver for a family member with dementia, the holidays are a mixture of many things: practical organizing and preparations, as well as a jumble of feelings and emotions. It is not uncommon for family caregivers to feel overwhelmed, anxious, or sad, as they look forward to …

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Forget the Crossword Puzzle—the Proven Way to Boost Brain Health

You know what it’s like. And it’s not just about trying to find your keys. It’s about sitting there staring at your computer screen, trying to remember what you were going to do. Or forgetting that your oldest son had practice this afternoon, or that your best friend’s birthday was …

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‘Still Alice’ Trailer – A Story of Family, Love and Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease. These people and their families know the struggles and fear that this diagnosis drops into their lives. The new film ‘Still Alice,’ starring the acclaimed actress Julianne Moore, tackles this turbulent subject with vulnerability and honesty. Based on the best-selling …

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