Posts Tagged ‘dementia’

New Understanding In How Alzheimer’s Forms In The Brain

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“20 or more years before symptoms appear, brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease may begin,” says the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report. That seems like a very long time, long enough to intervene early if we would just know the exact cause. Knowing its cause and how Alzheimer’s forms in the…

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When A Parent With Dementia Wants To Go Home

Watching a parent or a loved one suffer from dementia can be excruciating. The sad reality overshadows the nostalgic memories of the past and you’re left caring for the person who had always been there to care for you. Fortunately, facilities that tend to your loved one’s dementia care, such as Delmar Nursing and Rehabilitation,…

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Tips For Visiting Your Loved One in a Nursing Home

You might find it hard to visit your grandmother, neighbor, or uncle in a nursing home. Your loved one may be in advanced stages of dementia, and it’s painful to see them that way. If they can no longer even communicate, you might wonder if visiting even makes a difference. At Delmar Nursing and Rehab,…

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Traumatic Brain Injury Connected To Dementia

As the mother of a grown son with a traumatic brain injury, I couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of finding out how to repair even a small part of the damage that changed his life. – Judy Woodruff In a study released earlier this month, researchers found a connection between traumatic brain injury…

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The Hearing Loss And Poor Memory Connection

“Number of people have said to me, after hearing your thinking, their mind becomes much more happier.” – Dalai Lama The commonness of hearing loss in old age has made it a fact of common knowledge. It is so prevalent that the rate of hearing loss in adults over 70 stands at almost two-thirds of…

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