March 2015 Update - There are many reasons to be hopeful for a future without dementia; a disorder that affects 36 million people globally.
There are many reasons to be hopeful for a future without dementia; a disorder that affects 36 million people globally. Neuroscientists all over the world are working hard to develop treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease which is the most common cause of dementia. In this article we cover:
  • Developments in the Fight agains Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Blood test to identify the disorder 10 years before clinical diagnosis
  • The emotional life of people living with dementia lingers even when memory fades
  • Eye tests to diagnose AD before symptoms appear
  • A weak spot in the brain has been identified that predicts the onset of dementia
  • The Role of Activity Staff & Other Health Providers
  • How to Keep Abreast of Developments
  • Latest Films and Documentaries about Alzheimer’s Disease

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Katie 10th Mar 2015
"...emotion is not always tied-up with memory. For instance, when patients have family visitors or watch funny movies the experience is soon forgotten but the feelings of happiness and satisfaction stay for up to 30 minutes".
-This is a huge eye-opener for me. Thank you!!
Melissa 8th Mar 2015
Thank you for providing this new information- just love this website.Always so helpful and informative.

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