Vancouver police looking for man with Alzheimer’s missing for 1 week – BC

Vancouver police are asking for the public’s help to locate a 67-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease who has been missing since last Wednesday. Police said Brian Barbour was last seen on Sept. 14 when he left his building near East Hastings Street and Hawkes Avenue. 1:34 What happens if a person goes missing in BC? … Read more

Vitamins or cocoa: what preserves cognition?

Unexpected results of a phase 3 study on the effect of multivitamins and cognition have now been published. Findings from a Phase 3 study show that daily use of multivitamins, but not cocoa, is associated with a significantly slower rate of age-related cognitive decline. Originally presented last November at the 14th Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s … Read more

People who do this one thing have half the risk of Alzheimer’s

The things to remember about dementia are that it is absolutely terrible for you and everyone around you; it’s a great opportunity; and when it comes to fighting or avoiding them, you’re pretty much on your own. Read: Here’s an easy way to save on your #1 retirement expense Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias currently … Read more

People who do this one thing have half the risk of Alzheimer’s

The things to remember about dementia are that it is absolutely terrible for you and everyone around you; it’s a great opportunity; and when it comes to fighting or avoiding them, you’re pretty much on your own. Read: Here’s an easy way to save on your #1 retirement expense Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias currently … Read more

Insomnia often goes hand in hand with depression in older adults

As people get older, symptoms of insomnia often creep in. They can toss and turn for hours, struggling to fall asleep or stay asleep. Frequent nighttime and early morning awakenings are very common in older adults. This, in turn, contributes to higher rates of depression, social isolation and physical health problems. The combination of insomnia … Read more

How gardening benefits mental health | Lauren Mahakian | columnist

As a dementia therapist, it is my intention to always support the tireless community of caregivers and families living with a loved one with dementia. But here’s an opportunity to raise awareness for the community as a whole too – through gardening. Gardening changes lives; I can think of few activities that offer so many … Read more

Scientists may have found a way to clear the brain of toxic chemicals responsible for Alzheimer’s disease

A research team may have found a new way to remove harmful proteins in the brain that cause cognitive diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, opening the door to new treatments for the devastating conditions. Experts believe that Alzheimer’s disease is caused by amyloid beta proteins that build up in the brain and clump together, causing … Read more

Scientists may have found a way to clear the brain of toxic chemicals responsible for Alzheimer’s disease

By Luke Andrews Health Reporter for Dailymail.Com 16:22 24 Aug 2022, updated 20:02 24 Aug 2022 In Alzheimer’s disease, amyloid beta proteins accumulate in the brain and clump together But researchers say they may have found a way to clear them up by increasing levels of another protein In a study in mice that had … Read more

Scientists may have found a way to cleanse the brain of toxic chemicals responsible for Alzheimer’s disease

By Luke Andrews Health Reporter for Dailymail.Com 16:22 24 Aug 2022, updated 17:22 24 Aug 2022 In Alzheimer’s disease, amyloid beta proteins accumulate in the brain and clump together But researchers say they may have found a way to clear them up by increasing levels of another protein In a study in mice that had … Read more

Maureen McGovern, 73, reveals she has Alzheimer’s symptoms while suffering from posterior cortical atrophy

Maureen McGovern, 73, reveals she has Alzheimer’s symptoms and has been diagnosed with posterior cortical atrophy: ‘I can no longer travel, perform in live concerts or drive’ By Deirdre Simonds for Dailymail.com Published: 13:53 EDT, August 20, 2022 | Updated: 06:06 EDT, August 21, 2022 Maureen McGovern announced in a new Facebook video on Friday … Read more