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Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Neuropsychological Test Beats MRI at Tracking Dementia

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Neuropsychological Test Beats MRI at Tracking Dementia

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Breathe, Care-Partner, Breathe

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Breathe, Care-Partner, Breathe

Consider art therapy for residents with Parkinson's disease: Engaging in art-related activities can help people with Parkinson’s disease feel less isolated and be able to fully express themselves, according to an author of an empirical study published in Annals of Neurology.

Consider art therapy for residents with Parkinson's disease: Engaging in art-related activities can help people with Parkinson’s disease feel less isolated and be able to fully express themselves, according to an author of an empirical study published in Annals of Neurology.

Be a Pain Detective: 3 Wordless Ways Pain Is Expressed

Be a Pain Detective: 3 Wordless Ways Pain Is Expressed

Teepa Snow has a new website called Dementia Care Academy with resources and videos.

Teepa Snow has a new website called Dementia Care Academy with resources and videos.

Posterior Cortical Atrophy | UCSF Memory and Aging Center Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), also called Benson's syndrome, is the visual variant of Alzheimer’s disease. The disease causes shrinkage (atrophy) of the back part of the brain, causing a progressive decline in vision.

Posterior Cortical Atrophy | UCSF Memory and Aging Center Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), also called Benson's syndrome, is the visual variant of Alzheimer’s disease. The disease causes shrinkage (atrophy) of the back part of the brain, causing a progressive decline in vision.

Lewy body is 2nd most common dementia after Alzheimers.  Can also have Parkinsonian symptoms. Round eosinophilc bodies seen in areas all around the brain.  These are composed of many proteins but mainly alpha-synuclein.

Lewy body is 2nd most common dementia after Alzheimers. Can also have Parkinsonian symptoms. Round eosinophilc bodies seen in areas all around the brain. These are composed of many proteins but mainly alpha-synuclein.

CMS memo addresses 'no CPR' policies in nursing homes

CMS memo addresses 'no CPR' policies in nursing homes

Lester Potts had never painted a picture prior to his diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. In the words of his son, "a miracle occurred"...

Art Therapy and the Life of an Alzheimer's Patient

Lester Potts had never painted a picture prior to his diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. In the words of his son, "a miracle occurred"...

Some experts are suggesting “comfort feeding” as an alternative to feeding tubes, which some studies suggest do not necessarily prolong survival.

Feeding Dementia Patients With Dignity

Some experts are suggesting “comfort feeding” as an alternative to feeding tubes, which some studies suggest do not necessarily prolong survival.

Lakeview Ranch a home for persons with dementia

Lakeview Ranch a home for persons with dementia

Alzheimer and Parkinsons Disease -Two Faces of the Same Disease?@ http://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/alzheimer-and-parkinsons-disease-two-faces-of-the-same-disease-2161-0460-1000222.php?aid=72290

Alzheimer and Parkinsons Disease -Two Faces of the Same Disease?@ http://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/alzheimer-and-parkinsons-disease-two-faces-of-the-same-disease-2161-0460-1000222.php?aid=72290

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Quit Shoving Back

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Quit Shoving Back

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Aphasia in Dementia: Word Jumbles

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: Aphasia in Dementia: Word Jumbles

CD36, a protein located on the surface of immune cells and in blood vessels appears to accelerate Alzheimer's in those affected.

CD36, a protein located on the surface of immune cells and in blood vessels appears to accelerate Alzheimer's in those affected.

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: SAGE Pen & Paper Alzheimer's Test

Alzheimer's & Dementia Weekly: SAGE Pen & Paper Alzheimer's Test