The link between low blood pressure and dementia

The link between low blood pressure and dementia

Dementia is a mysterious disorder of the brain. While we don’t fully understand the causes and symptoms just yet, researchers are gaining a lot of traction on understanding what exactly leads to memory impairment in the first place. Every study that is conducted gives...

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Dr. Oz invites guests onto show to highlight Alzheimer’s

Dr. Oz invites guests onto show to highlight Alzheimer’s

When Dr. Mehmet Oz first started noticing that his mother was acting differently, he didn’t pay too much attention to it. In a recent article, the host of the popular talk show series The Dr. Oz Show opened up about some of the early signs that he initially missed as...

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It is important for restaurants to become Dementia Aware

It is important for restaurants to become Dementia Aware

A Kentucky restaurant is paving the way to dementia awareness, launching a “dementia friendly” night at their eatery. As highlighted in The Washington Post, a Kentucky native who cared for his own father who experienced dementia symptoms, often dealt with the...

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5 strategies for becoming Dementia Aware

5 strategies for becoming Dementia Aware

Whether you’re a professional caregiver caring for many, a family member caring for a loved one or a community member in a job that regularly interacts with the memory impaired, one of the most important things you can do is become Dementia Aware. So, what does that...

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Study: Anemia could increase risk of dementia

Study: Anemia could increase risk of dementia

Dutch researchers have confirmed initial speculations that anemic patients are more likely to develop dementia later on in life. Over the course of 12 years, the researchers studied 12,305 people without dementia to determine whether or not low hemoglobin levels,...

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Working on relationship leads to better dementia care

Working on relationship leads to better dementia care

What makes dementia so devastating is that it diminishes the self, the mind and the body. The deterioration of the brain’s functions means a shift in behavior. What’s worse is that these effects on behavior are degenerative. This outcome puts a heavy load and strain...

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