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Can phosphatidylserine improve memory and cognitive function in people with Alzheimer's disease?

Don Smith - Friday, May 16, 2014 - 12:39pm

Buyer, Beware! Just because the medicine label says it will work, do your homework!  Not surprisingly, those with family members who are dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are looking for anything that...

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The Mayo Clinic is devoted to those with Alzheimers

Don Smith - Friday, May 16, 2014 - 12:50pm

If you or someone you know has been affected by Alzheimers, whats the best way to stay up to date with current matters and information? The answer... The Mayo Clinic e-newsletter.  The Mayo Clinic offers an e-newsletter...

Who is more at risk for Alzheimer's?

Don Smith - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 7:41am

Who is at risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias? Every one of us – but, some more than others. Our genders and our ages are the most obvious characteristics. According the The Alzheimer's Association, there...

The Myths about Alzheimer's

Don Smith - Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 10:53am

According to The Alzheimer's Association, here are the top 8 myths: 1. Memory loss is a natural part of aging.  While its normal to have some memory problems like forgetting someones name of a person you just met, is...

More than 1,000 people age 50 or older took one of four versions of the SAGE test.

A test for Alzheimer’s that you can take online?

Don Smith - Monday, June 16, 2014 - 7:58am

Given the growing incidence of cognitive and neurological disorders, especially Alzheimer’s and other dementias, it’s not surprising there would be great interest in reports of a self-administered test for Alzheimer’s;...

Melvyn with his wife Doris and the police officers that found him.

Alzheimer's Wanderers and Precautions to Take

Don Smith - Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:23am

Understanding, and adjusting to the effects of dementia can be difficult for caregivers, family members, friends, and even strangers. But some of the things patients do may not result from the disease, but from their...

Hot Chocolate: RX for Alzheimer's?

Don Smith - Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:57am

  What would you do if someone said that chocolate could prevent the onsete of dementia - would you try it? Whenever there is a claim that doing "this one thing" to help cure your disease, make sure you do the proper...

Laughter really is the best medicine.

Go Ahead - LAUGH in the face of Alzheimer's

Don Smith - Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 10:45am

Laughter may be one of the last things you think of where Alzheimer’s and other dementias are concerned. But Leslie Anderson, CEO...

Folic Acid May Help with Dementia

Don Smith - Monday, June 30, 2014 - 8:57am

Folic Acid – Vitamin B9 – has been proven to help prevent Spina Bifida when taken before and during pregnancy. Other reports have suggested the vitamin, found in green leafy vegetables and often used to fortify other...

How Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Helps Alzheimer's Caregivers

Don Smith - Monday, July 7, 2014 - 7:43am

In a recent online message form former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, she writes "Over 66 million American's provide care for adults and children who cannot care for themselves. Whether helping an aging parent, a seriously...

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