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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 — A radical new treatment for Alzheimer’s makes its way to N.J.

A breakthrough in the treatment of Alzheimer’s has eluded researchers for nearly two decades, but they’re hoping for success with a novel new biotech drug. By Tony Dearing | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Published May. 17, 2021 When you’ve been searching for a cure for Alzheimer’s, and you haven’t seen a single success for …

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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 — Is gum disease tied to Alzheimer’s? If so, that might be a clue to a cure

Alzheimer’s patients are being recruited for a clinical trial that seeks to treat a form of bacteria believed to travel from the mouth to the brain, attacking healthy brain cells and causing or contributing to dementia. By Tony Dearing | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Published May. 26, 2020 What’s bad for the mouth may …

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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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PRESS — 8 ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s (and maybe help researchers find a cure faster)

Volunteering to participate in a clinical trials could help researchers find a cure for Alzheimer’s sooner, experts say. By Tony Dearing | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Published Mar. 26, 2019 The threat of Alzheimer’s disease looms over an aging America, but could a cure be in the offing? And if so, how soon? Experts …

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Unlocking the Future: Advancements in Memory Loss Research

In an era of remarkable scientific progress, one of the most promising frontiers of research lies in understanding and combating memory loss. Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other cognitive disorders have long been enigmatic and devastating conditions that affect millions of people worldwide. However, recent advancements in memory loss research offer a glimmer of hope on …

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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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