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How families in India are filling the gaps in dementia care - Financial Times



Financial Times
 
How families in India are filling the gaps in dementia care 
Financial Times
This story is part of the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal for Alzheimer's Research UK, which is raising funds for pioneering research to develop new treatments for dementia. You can support the appeal here. Julie Banerjee Mehta, an Indian academic ...

 


Everyone gets slower as they age. The unusualness of this decline can be tracked with data. - Slate Magazine



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Everyone gets slower as they age. The unusualness of this decline can be tracked with data. 
Slate Magazine
By the end of the story, Vox concludes that, as least according to his analysis, the president is most likely exhibiting signs of dementia. He should, Vox argues, be submitted to a battery of tests to determine if this is the case. This is not the ...

 


WHO launches Global Dementia Observatory - Science Business



WHO launches Global Dementia Observatory 
Science Business
The World Health Organisation has launched the Global Dementia Observatory, a web-based platform to track progress on the provision of services for people with dementia and for those who care for them, both within countries and globally. The ...

 


2 arrested for regularly leaving dementia patient alone - KOIN.com



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2 arrested for regularly leaving dementia patient alone 
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Doctors for the victim have noted in their reports that she requires around the clock care in a licensed care facility because of her dementia and high risk of falling, according to court documents. Police learned that numerous neighbors have called to ...

 


Does Turmeric Prevent Dementia? - Snopes.com



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Does Turmeric Prevent Dementia? 
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Turmeric, which has been the subject of thousands of studies and perhaps even more memes, came up again recently when an image circulated claiming that the spice prevents dementia, and that because of its curative powers, India has the lowest rate of ...

 


Dementia Risk Not Associated With Proton Pump Inhibitor Use - Psychiatry Advisor



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Dementia Risk Not Associated With Proton Pump Inhibitor Use 
Psychiatry Advisor
Neither proton pump inhibitor (PPI) exposure nor duration of PPI use was associated with a risk for dementia (P =.66) or Alzheimer disease (AD; P =.77) during a mean 7.5-year follow-up, according to a prospective population-based study published in the ...

 


Group offers help for the holidays to dementia patients, loved ones - WSPA.com



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Group offers help for the holidays to dementia patients, loved ones 
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(WSPA) ? Though full of excitement and parties, the holidays can be stressful for those with dementia. The Alzheimer's Association South Carolina Chapter has advice and gift suggestions to help you navigate the holidays. The Spartanburg Knitting Guild ...

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Marriage Can Save You from Dementia ? Study Reveals - The African Exponent



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Marriage Can Save You from Dementia ? Study Reveals 
The African Exponent
Now, dementia is also part of this list, following a new study. The research which was carried out at the University College London scrutinized 15 studies with over 800,000 participants. To an extent, all the studies explored the link between marital ...

 


Missing woman with dementia found safe - BBC News



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Missing woman with dementia found safe 
BBC News
An 82-year-old woman with dementia who was missing overnight in Edinburgh has been found safe and well. Margaret Wilson, who is also known as Rita, was reported missing from the Currie area of the city on Saturday evening. Police asked local residents ...
Elderly woman with dementia missing in sub-zero conditions STV News

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Dementia is not a natural part of getting old - The Times



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Dementia is not a natural part of getting old 
The Times
My grandmother, Nans, passed away this year. We were incredibly close, and it still feels both surreal and painful to actually write that. My mum always tells the story of me as a three-year-old, happily jumping on the train with Nans to go and stay ...

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