Information and useful news about different pathologies, illnesses, and disorders that affect seniors: Cognitive deterioration, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, dementia, loss of mobility, etc. Different professionals show us the latest news, and advancements, and help us understand the senior health.

mixed dementia - how does it progress

Mixed dementia: What is it, and how does it progress?

Dementia is a progressive decline of mental abilities, including memory loss, personality changes, difficulty processing thoughts and speech and language problems. When 2 or more […]

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How To Communicate With Someone Who Has Advanced Dementia:  Validation Therapy

How To Communicate With Someone Who Has Advanced Dementia: Validation Therapy

Do you not understand why you have to continuously repeat the same thing to your family member with dementia? Does it bother you that they […]

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Music therapy improves quality of life for Parkinson's patients

Music Therapy Improves Quality Of Life For Parkinson’s Patients

A thesis defended by Maria Luisa Sanchez at the Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (in Spain) shows that music therapy improves the quality of […]

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how to help a loved one live with Parkinson's

How to help a loved one live with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological deterioration that affects motor skills, but this illness doesn’t stop there. It also causes huge emotional changes that loved ones […]

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how to take care of someone with Alzheimer's

How to Take Care of Someone with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that slowly damages the cognitive skills of the person suffering. With time, the disease incapacitates the patient to the […]

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Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors Sleep disturbance in elderly persons is associated with brain changes such as […]

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New hope for Alzheimer’s treatment:blocking brain inflammation can help prevent progression of the disease

New hope for Alzheimer’s treatment:blocking brain inflammation can help prevent progression of the disease

New hope for Alzheimer’s treatment:blocking brain inflammation can help prevent progression of the disease A University of Southampton-led study has found that stopping a receptor […]

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – 5 Facts You Need to Know People with Alzheimer’s disease experience devastatingphysical and emotional challenges, as the abilities to remember, […]

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Hearing loss accelerates brain function decline in older adults

Hearing loss accelerates brain function decline in older adults

Hearing loss accelerates brain function decline in older adults. Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older […]

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Why it’s harder for aging brain to make new memories

Why it’s harder for aging brain to make new memories

Mouse study looks at why it’s harder for aging brain to make new memories. New research suggests that just as cluttered and fragmented files in […]

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Even older patients can improve following intensive brain training for aphasia

Even older patients can improve following intensive brain training for aphasia

Even older patients can improve following intensive brain training for aphasia. Older adults who have suffered from aphasia for a long time can nevertheless improve […]

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