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Tool Measures Quality of Life in People with Memory Loss

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A new method to measure five key factors that contribute to quality of life may help improve care for people with dementia. Researchers from Australia developed an assessment that assesses physical health, mood, memory, living situation, and ability to do fun activities. And importantly, it takes into consideration the views … Read More

The Truth Behind 7 Myths About Memory

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Memory loss is always at or near the top of the list of health concerns of older adults, yet too many people cling to misconceptions about dementia and brain function. Sometimes that’s due to out-of-date medical information. For example, it was widely believed for years that the brain stopped creating … Read More

Managing Parkinson’s Disease

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About 1 million Americans have Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, and an estimated 60,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. Unfortunately, there is no cure for the condition—however, medications, advanced treatment options, and physical activity may help ease the symptoms. PD occurs when neurons (brain cells) … Read More

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