Why Is Early Diagnosis Essential For Alzheimer's Patients?

By Tim Watt  |  May 11, 2015

Alzheimer's disease currently impacts the lives of 5.3 million Americans, 5.1 million of whom are over the age of 65, according to the Alzheimer's Association. These figures are expected to rise by 40 percent by 2025. It's important that doctors and seniors work together to catch the disease early to slow symptoms.

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Alzheimer's Symptoms Linked To Risk Of Parkinson's Disease

By Julia Little  |  April 23, 2015

Older adults with Alzheimer's disease experience a number of side effects, including sleep issues and depression. Scientists have been working to determine how these symptoms impact aspects of the patients' health, in addition to cognitive function, as well as their risk of other diseases.

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A New Drug May 'Slow Progression Of Memory Loss'

By Mengan Ray  |  April 20, 2015

There are approximately 5.1 million Americans over the age of 65 experiencing the effects of memory loss. According to the Alzheimer's Association, it's currently one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. and is one of the fastest progressing diseases impacting senior citizens, with the number of dementia patients increasing every year.

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Studies Show The Power Of Laughter For Senior Health

By Tim Watt  |  April 10, 2015

Alzheimer's and cardiovascular disease are two of the most common health-related conditions that impact seniors, inhibiting their ability to enjoy a happy, healthy lifestyle. 

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Women's Memory May Last Longer Than Men's

By Julia Little  |  April 9, 2015

If an older man claims he forgot about something, it could be the truth.

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Alzheimer's May Begin In Brain By Age 20

By Julia Little  |  April 6, 2015

For years, it has been assumed that Alzheimer's disease developed within people's brains later in life. However, recent research may completely dispute that.

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Teen Invents Innovative Alzheimer's App

By Julia Little  |  April 1, 2015

A young teen has come up with an invention that may help those dealing with Alzheimer's disease. 

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New Study Lets Doctors See Signs Of Alzheimer's In Healthy Brains

By Megan Ray  |  March 30, 2015

One of the things that makes Alzheimer's disease such a major senior health concern is that it's very difficult to detect early. In fact, according to the Alzheimer's Association, diagnosis depends on a variety of tests, many of which are observation based - meaning that the person in question is likely already experiencing significant symptoms.

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