Tag: Alzheimers

Changing the way we look at dementia

Changing the way we look at dementia

“If we can change the way people look at dementia and talk about it, we can make a big difference in people’s lives,” said Philippa Tree, who spearheads a well-established Dementia Friends program in England and Wales, with about 2.3 million members, that has licensed its model to the U.S.

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
How Alzheimer’s disease spreads throughout the brain – new study

How Alzheimer’s disease spreads throughout the brain – new study

A new study finds the tau protein, which has been implicated in Alzheimer’s disease, spreads between connected neurons. This suggests you might be able to prevent or freeze the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease by preventing the spread of the protein from neuron to neuron.

January 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Screening for memory loss can help guide life choices

Screening for memory loss can help guide life choices

A quick, simple screening tool can help detect memory loss and other mental changes that might be affecting a patient’s ability to manage on their own.

November 28, 2017 | By | Reply More