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October 1, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi

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Higher Stress During Mid-Life Is Associated With Greater Memory Decline In Women

October 1, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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Stress is on the rise for women and it can lead to a host of health problems over the lifespan including depression, anxiety, obesity, and Alzheimer’s disease, an incurable brain disorder that destroys memory and the ability to perform simple tasks. Women, in fact, are more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease. At first, researchers thought this was because women lived longer than men, however, more and more research is pointing to other factors, including stress. [More]

March 4, 2015
by Dr. Christina Barber-Addis,Psy.D


"Alive Inside" - Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s- Documentary Shows the Facts

March 4, 2015 07:55 by Dr. Christina Barber-Addis,Psy.D  [About the Author]

In the mental health field, music has been used as an effective mode of therapy since the 1800’s (American Music Therapy Association, 2015) and is still widely used today for many mental health issues and disorders. In particular, it has been found to be highly effective for those with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. [More]

December 13, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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What Do I Do if my Loved One Has Alzheimer's?

December 13, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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One of the most detrimental disorders of today's world is Alzheimer's Disease. Many people have heard of it, but they don't know what to do when it rears its ugly head. It can be really frustrating for the person with the disease, and it can be really upsetting to watch the person you love deal with it. But what is Alzheimer's Disease? Why does it affect some people and it doesn't affect other people? What does it do to the mind? How can we help our loved ones and our families to get through what is going on with our loved one's diagnosis? We're going to answer those questions here today. [More]

November 22, 2014
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

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Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Vitamin B-12 - Is There A Connection?

November 22, 2014 11:25 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

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There appears to be a connection between dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Vitamin B-12, but not one that suggests a cure for dementia of the Alzheimer’s or another type. If B12 reduces memory loss and deterioration of brain volume, it is a step in the right direction for the eventual effective treatment of the terrible condition known as dementia. [More]