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What are Signs of Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Recognizing the Early Signs Dementia is a general term that describes a decline in mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, accounting for 60-80% of cases. Understanding the early signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s is crucial for seeking timely medical …

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PRESS – Why older adults worried about Alzheimer’s should get their memory tested

By Tony Dearing | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com published November 8, 2022 Jim and Geri Taylor travel across the U.S. and Europe to educate people about Alzheimer’s, reduce stigma and support research. They say getting your memory tested annually can be an important early defense against the disease. (Photo above courtesy of Jim Taylor) …

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PRESS – Here comes a whole new approach to battling Alzheimer’s, and New Jersey will play a lead role

By Tony Dearing | NJ Advance Media for NJ.compublished April 22, 2019   The science of epigenetics offers a potential new way to combat Alzheimer’s. (photo above: Canva)   Scientists have identified dozens of genes that may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.   But just as genetic makeup plays a role in the risk for Alzheimer’s, …

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PRESS — Memory screening helps prevent dementia, and you can get it for free here in N.J.

A free, brief form of memory screening is being offered to older adults in New Jersey to promote healthy brain aging and reduce the risk of dementia. By Tony Dearing | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Published Oct. 18, 2021 If you’re worried about the threat of dementia, there’s something you can do right now …

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Understanding Dementia: Types, Symptoms, and Progression

Dementia is a complex and progressive neurological disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It is essential to have a clear understanding of the different types of dementia, their symptoms, and how the condition progresses to provide adequate support and care for individuals and their families. Let’s delve into the key aspects of dementia to …

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Essential Tips for Caregivers Nurturing Loved Ones with Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be both rewarding and challenging. As a caregiver, you play a vital role in providing support, compassion, and understanding to ensure the well-being of your loved one. The journey may be complex, but with practical tips and a compassionate approach, you can navigate the path with greater …

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