Tag: Alzheimer’s Disease

Tag: Alzheimer’s Disease

Good News on Lowering The Risk of Dementia

All types of Dementia are progressive and without a cure. It makes sense then to lower the risk of getting dementia in any way possible. As an older adult and the daughter of parents who died of dementia, I pay attention to any research addressing prevention or lowering the risk. Recently, I was surprised to

More Red Flags

Blog#5 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a helpful infographic entitled “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s”. These further represent the red flags of dementia. Although some of these signs and symptoms can occur in other conditions, as more of these symptoms occur, they point to changes in cognitive abilities and merit attention

Why Focus on Dementia

BLOG #4 WHY FOCUS ON DEMENTIA   Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning and behavioral abilities that interfere with daily life and activities. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia, affects more than 6 million Americans, most aged 65 or older.  The lifetime risk for Alzheimer’s is 1 in 5 for women,