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Post-stroke dementia can be reduced with better aftercare by Susan Berg Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:12pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities NursingTimes.net Better aftercare may reduce the affects of post-stroke dementia, according to a report published in the online Lance ... Read on »
Calcified Plaque in Arteries May Pose Stroke, Dementia Risk by Susan Berg Posted Sun 25 Sep 2011 12:00am Here is a great for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care professionals to get an easyceu or two American Heart Association Calcified Plaque in Arteries May Pose Stroke, Dementia Risk Ame ... Read on »
Iron Levels May Affect Stroke and Dementia Risk by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Mon 17 Mar 2014 12:00am It’s long been accepted that iron is a necessary nutrient for the body though the amount needed can change with an individual’s age as well as gender. Now, there is evidence that iron can also have conflicting effects depending on whether a person is at risk for stroke and vascular dementia or for Alzheimer’s di ... Read on »
Arts Improve Quality of life for Stroke Survivors and People with Dementia by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Sat 12 Apr 2014 12:00am Research continues to show that the arts enhance quality of life for people who have health problems, including Alzheimer’s disease and strokes. Patients who appreciated music, painting and theatre recovered better from their stroke than patients who did not…Patients interested in art had better general health, ... Read on »
British Study Shows Antipsychotics Increase of Stroke in People With Dementia by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:31pm Bmj.com has published an article from The British Medical Journal about a study showing that antipsychotics are not a good option for people with dementia. I wrote about antipsychotics for OurAlzheimer' s, before, in a post titled "For Dementia Patients, Drugs Shouldn' t Be Used to Control." Read full post: Read on »
Stroke damage = vascular dementia by Gevera Bert P. Patient Expert Posted Wed 11 Dec 2013 7:55pm An update on Alzheimer’s Aunt: after many delays, she finally went to a throat specialist. He found that her throat was 60% closed (if I understand it correctly; this is 3d hand information filtered through her) and she has one or more throat polyps. He “opened” her throat while she was under anesthesia and then she was requir ... Read on »
Loneliness May Increase Dementia, Heart Attack and Stroke Risk by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Wed 19 Dec 2012 12:00am A recent study published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry has found that people who feel lonely are significantly more at risk for developing dementia . The study, headed by Tjalling Jan Holwerda of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam , found that participants who reported feeling lonely, no matter ... Read on »
Dementia Weekly | Alzheimer's Weekly: 1/3 of Stroke Emergencies Didn't Call 911 by Joseph Potocny Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 12 May 2013 4:04pm Dementia Weekly | Alzheimer's Weekly: 1/3 of Stroke Emergencies Didn't Call 911 : 'via Blog this' Info on Vascular Dementia, read. God Bless, joe http://feeds.feedburner.com/LIVINGWITHALZHIEMERS Atom 1.0: http://living-with-alzhimers.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default RSS 2.0: http://living-with-alzhimers.blogspot.com/feeds/po ... Read on »
Loneliness May Increase Dementia Risk, Heart Attacks and Stroke by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Sat 15 Mar 2014 12:00am A recent study published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry has found that people who feel lonely are significantly more at risk for developing dementia.   The study, headed by Tjalling Jan Holwerda of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, found that participants who reported feeling ... Read on »
Loneliness May Increase Dementia Risk, Heart Attacks and Stroke by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Fri 12 Apr 2013 12:00am A recent study published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry has found that people who feel lonely are significantly more at risk for developing dementia. The study, headed by Tjalling Jan Holwerda of the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, found that participants who reported feeling lonely , no matter how ... Read on »