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Alzheimer's & Dementia

Dementia is a general term referring to a decline in various cognitive functions. Although decline in memory is dementia's best known characteristic, it can also include decline in one’s aptitude, attention, and judgment. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and is a chronic disease...

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Alzheimer's is a disease that is constantly being researched. There is no cure, but new findings come to light every day. One of the most recent published articles indicates a correlation between the protein levels in the blood and memory loss. These findings can help doctors to develop new drugs for Alzheimer's patients.
Resources for Caregivers Caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease can draw on many sources of help for caregiving and financial support. Here are some places that provide general support and advice for Alzheimer’s caregivers. The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center offers...
Scientists and doctors alike have long touted the benefits of Omega-3s in improving brain function and heart health and even potentially lowering the risk of Alzheimer's Disease. One of the best sources of Omega-3s is fish, and scientists have recently begun finding evidence that eating more seafood may also lower your risk of depression. If you are suffering from depression or a predisposed to developing it, increasing your intake of fish may reduce your risk.