• Caregivers Feel the Strain In Tough Holiday Season

    The coronavirus pandemic makes the holidays even more difficult for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, an expert says. Source: NEW FEED

  • Can Some Vaccines Reduce Your Alzheimer’s Risk?

    Could vaccines play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are looking at that question more broadly after finding that the flu and pneumonia vaccines might also help protect against the devastating memory loss of Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

  • Financial Missteps Could Signal Future Dementia

    Older people diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s were more likely to miss credit card payments as early as six years before their diagnosis, compared with similar people without dementia (about 8% versus 7%), the researchers found. Source: NEW FEED

  • Anxiety Might Speed Alzheimer's: Study

    Older adults with memory problems may progress to Alzheimer’s more quickly if they are also suffering from anxiety symptoms, a preliminary study suggests. Source: NEW FEED

  • Boy With Alzheimer's-like Illness Races For Time

    The boy already has lost some of what he’s learned in his short time on Earth, and every day he loses a little more. Source: NEW FEED

  • Low Brain Blood Flow May Spur Alzheimer's Hallmark

    Offering fresh insight into the deep-seated roots of dementia, new research finds that diminished blood flow to the brain is tied to buildup a protein long associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

  • Genetic Testing for Alzheimer's Has Emotional Risk

    Many people who carry the risky variants never develop the disease; and many people who have Alzheimer’s don’t carry these genes. Knowledge of your status, then, can be unnecessarily frightening or falsely comforting. Source: NEW FEED

  • Blood Test Heralds New Era in Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    A study led by Swedish researchers found the test did more than differentiate between Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Source: NEW FEED

  • Could the Flu Shot Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer's?

    Two new studies being presented Monday at this summer’s virtual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference found a lower incidence of Alzheimer’s in people who got flu and pneumonia vaccines. Source: NEW FEED

  • Stay Connected With Loved Ones in Nursing Homes

    Social restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic can be especially hard for people who can’t visit loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease who are in nursing homes. Source: NEW FEED

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