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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most challenging diseases of our time, and new research is being conducted all the time. The latest Alzheimer’s study results as well as information on prevention, treatment, caregiving, and respite can be found on Emaxhealth.

Blueberry Vinegar May Help Protect Against Dementia

Bluberry

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing fast. An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease. Medicines have been developed to help extend cognitive function, but often do not last. Researchers are in search of additional ways to help prevent cognitive decline and are turning to natural sources, such as fruits and fermented foods.

I am new dealing with my husband's Alzheimer's, went to a public place and broke down crying

Copying with Alzheimer's Husband

"I am new dealing with my husband's memory issues and the results. Last week was a particular hard morning but I told myself I need to get out for at least 30 minutes. I went to a public place and for some reason just broke down crying. I was so embarrassed, I could not move to get to my car I was so distraught and stood there and cried. People saw me. How do I get over the embarrassment? I also don’t want to repeat it."

The New Senior Man: Exploring New Opportunities for Senior Men

The New Senior Man

The modern day has ushered in a new definition of retirement for senior men. Male baby boomers are facing an entirely different set of challenges in their retirement then their fathers and grandfathers faced before them. In the history of our nation, there are more people aged 65 years or older in the population today then ever before. However, the good news is that modern retirement means re-invention for senior men as they explore new opportunities and horizons. Authors and aging experts, Thelma Reese and Barbara Fleisher, provide inspiring stories of men from all walks of life as they retire in her book: The New Senior Man.

10 Health Benefits of Royal Jelly and Why It May Be A Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly is not the magic pill cure-all of the natural world, but the incredible health benefits do give it an almost miraculous reputation considering that scientific studies testify to its potential to positively treat a variety of illnesses and symptoms including that of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Why A Loss of Smell Stinks and May Be A Warning Sign of Dementia

Sense of smell

Researchers have found in a new study that the inability to smell peppermint and other familiar smells may be a link to the disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that the rate of dementia is set to triple by 2050 from 50 million to 152 million. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Can our nose give our brain away?

Daughter's Beautiful Tribute To Father's Last Moments With Dementia

alzheimer's patient

Daughter, whose father is passing from this world, is sharing her wonderful memories of her loving father who has Alzheimer's Dementia. It's heartbreaking what their family is going through, but as long you keep and treasure the special happy memories that you made and shared together with your dad he will live on in your hearts. Life after Alzheimer's is to stay strong and support one another.

Comforting Words for Those Who Had To Put Their Parents to Long Term Care

Putting a parent in nursing home

I just had to put my mother in long term care. I had been alone trying to take care of her since she was released from skilled nursing 6 weeks ago. My heart is broken as I tried so hard to make it work. She kept thinking I was my Grandma instead of her daughter. It was heartbreaking and I didn't understand. I have read your posts this morning and now know I am not alone. This is the worst time of/in my life without any doubt.

Why BDNF Decreases Your Risk of Dementia According to Science

Brain neurons

What is BDNF you ask? Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor is a specific neurotrophin that scientists are calling fertilizer for our brains and because of this it can lower our risk of dementia. The amazing thing about BDNF is that we get to influence how much we possess, and thus reap all of the incredible health benefits in our daily lives.

How Zinc May Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Plus a Tasty Zinc Snack

Human Brain and Alzheimer's disease

The percentage of Alzheimer's disease is climbing as you read this. Today tech mogul, Bill Gates, invested $100 million dollars to fund research for Alzheimer's disease treatment. Keep reading to find out why Zinc may be part of the solution to protect your brain.

Plant-based Foods Help To Prevent Age-Related Mental Decline

alzheimers vegetarian diet nutrition

Alzheimer's Disease is an age-related irreversible condition that robs people of their independence and most precious lifetime memories. Research shows a lifestyle of proper eating that includes a diet high in plant-based foods, particularly fruits and vegetables and is low in fat, can go a long way toward preventing the disease.

Cooking Food In This Heavy Metal Proves To Be Disastrous To Your Health

Heavy Metal Toxicity Aluminum Cooking

We have gotten into an international bad habit of cooking our food in aluminum foil, which is one of the most commonly used items in the kitchen. Aluminum foil is popularly used for wrapping sandwiches and covering leftovers too. But is safe to cook and wrap our foods in this heavy metal?

Moringa Oleifera plant may help improve cognition in people with alzheimer’s disease (AD)

Moringa Oleifera plant improves cognition, according to studies

Research on the cognitive related healing capabilities of Moring Oleifera (horseradish seeds) has confirmed ancient folklore of this miracle plant, which has been used for thousands of years, to treat cognitive dysfunction. This scientifically proven ability gives new hope for people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease.

Life After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis: Palliative Care and Hospice Explained

Alzheimer's Disease and Palliative Care

Several years ago, I ran my very special group for the Alzheimer's Association that was for the person who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia AND their spouse, family members and caregivers. My goal throughout the many years that we met, was to educate and prepare everyone so that they could concentrate on making the most of their lives together instead of worrying what tomorrow would bring. No one in the group wanted to hear about hospice.

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