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Diet could be a powerful mode of prevention, according to a study that supports previous research findings.
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It currently costs the taxpayer $14.6 billion.
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Researchers followed more than 2,300 Finnish men for more than 20 years.
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The initiative is designed to keep track of those with dementia.
Here's how to care for your loved ones.
Tragically, my mother no longer has memories. My mother, my Mum, has Alzheimer’s.
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One person takes their own life every three hours.
Jones' representative released a statement after the actor was named a recipient for a notable BAFTA award.
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It's a potential health and economic crisis.
Actre Charmian Carr, who captivated audiences with her portrayal of Liesl Von Trapp in "The Sound of Music" film, has died of complications from a rare form of dementia, according to her website. She...
As a working mother, also studying double undergraduate degrees at university, it was like being struck by lightning. Our youngest son said at the time: "But Mum, isn’t that a funny old persons disease?" We laughed, but eventually the gravity of the situation took its toll, and I cried for weeks.
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Researchers have found the evidence that singing and art skills can improve with the disease.
While there can be no guarantee that following a brain healthy lifestyle will prevent dementia, there is increasing evidence it can help to maintain normal cognition and potentially delay the onset of symptoms by a number of years.
One aged care operator is tentatively reporting early success in sessions.