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.
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One aged care operator is tentatively reporting early success in sessions.
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A pill that cures Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Wouldn’t that be incredible? Recent articles in both TIME and The New York Times have explored ways our society can try to prevent an...
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Typically, we eat with our body weight or heart health in mind, but research shows we should also be eating for our brains. It is now well known that our food choices influence our memory, mood, gener...
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Alzheimer’s may be the cruelest of brain diseases. Decades before the first signs of dementia strike, toxic protein clumps called amyloid plaques have been slowly, insidiously building up in the brain...
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Women suffering from Alzheimer's disease are worse off than their male counterparts, new research has suggested. The findings, published in the World Journal of Psychiatry, indicate that women show gr...
A new app that provides ideas for carers and families to make the home of dementia suffers more dementia-friendly was launched by Alzheimer’s Australia Vic on Wednesday. Drawing inspiration from the t...