Assisted Living’s Breakneck Growth Leaves Patient Safety Behind
Dementia care is the fastest-growing segment of assisted living. But facilities across the country are straining to deliver on their promises of attentive care
UW researchers classify Alzheimer’s patients into 6 subgroups
Researchers at 19 institutions led by UW Medicine have classified Alzheimer’s patients into six subgroups with genetic differences. Their findings could open the way for personalized treatment.
Study hard and you might lower your chances of dementia
Lifestyle factors such as diet and fitness — and also learning — increase cognitive reserve. And a higher cognitive reserve can help stave off dementia.
Learning To Live Well With Dementia
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s but there are many things that can be done to make life better for people with dementia and their caregivers.
Unlocked And Loaded: Families Confront Dementia And Guns
There has been debate about how to prevent people with mental illness from acquiring guns. But what seniors with declining mental faculties who have guns?