2016-04-28T11:01:35ZHallucinations are especially common in Lewy body dementia. However, how you should respond and treat them is different from how you might in Alzheimer's.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZPhysical exercise is one of the most effective ways to exercise our brains.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZReminiscing is something we all do, and is a natural activity that can have a great therapeutic effect with people who suffer with memory loss for recent events.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZWondering if vascular cognitive impairment has predictable stages similar to Alzheimer's disease? Here's what to expect after diagnosis.
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2016-04-28T11:01:35ZLife stories allow people who have difficulty communicating a voice. It gives health workers a new way of understanding their client group.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZWant to keep your brain strong and reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease? According to three different studies, learn another language.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZThe late stages of Alzheimer's are a time of slowing down compared to earlier stages, when behavioral symptoms are more prominent. Still, it's important to know about late-stage symptoms and how to provide optimal care in regard to nutrition, bowel and bladder issues, immobility, infections and illnesses, and pain and comfort. Learn about the late stages of Alzheimer's disease.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZLearn about these 5 half-truths about your brain that are debunked by science.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZConfused about the difference between Alzheimer's disease and Lewy body dementia? Learn how these two kinds of dementia are alike and different from each other, including their prevalence, prognosis and symptoms.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZLearn how dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease dementia are alike and different from each other.
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2016-04-28T11:01:35ZThe Saint Louis University Mental Status Examination (SLUMS) may be especially helpful in the early detection of cognitive impairment.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZOf the many existing tests that screen for Alzheimer's, the MMSE is widely used and reliable. Taking about 10 minutes to complete, the MMSE measures aspects of cognition that include orientation, word recall, attention and calculation, language abilities, and visual construction. Scores may need to be adjusted or interpreted differently to account for a person's age, educational level, and ethnicity/race.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZAlzheimer's disease has a certain set of difficulties that are unique to it. Here are a few of its many challenges.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZLearn about different kinds of challenging behaviors in dementia, why they develop, their prevalence, and how to respond to them.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZA comparison of the prevalence, progression, cause, symptoms and other factors of each of these two types of dementia.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZHundreds of studies weigh in on how to protect our brains from dementia. They conclude these 11 foods may have power to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZHere's what the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) consists of, how it screens for dementia, and what the different score ranges mean for you.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZCurious about what makes you more likely to develop Lewy body dementia? Here are 9 factors which affect your risk of developing this type of dementia.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZHere's what to expect as Lewy body dementia progresses from the early to middle and then the later stages.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZAre you wondering if you or a friend may be experiencing early onset Alzheimer's? Although Alzheimer's typically affects older adults, it can also strike younger people with jobs and families. Learn what symptoms to look for at your job if you have early onset dementia.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZReview these 7 signs of caregiver overload to evaluate how you're doing in the important job of taking care of yourself as well as your loved one.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZLearn what Alzheimer's disease is, what its symptoms are, how it's diagnosed and treated, and how to cope with its effects.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZHow do you know when to move your loved one into a nursing home? This decision is a challenging one, so here are some tips for you to think about as you consider this choice.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZAlthough each person is different, most advance through a series of stages characterized by progressively more serious Alzheimer's symptoms.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZVascular dementia is one of the second most common types of dementia, along with Lewy body dementia. Learn about the prevalence, causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of vascular dementia.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZAre you confused about sensory, short-term, working, and long-term memory? Learn about these 4 types of memory and how they are impacted by Alzheimer's.
2016-04-28T11:01:35ZConfused about how to distinguish delirium from dementia? Here's a practical guide outlining the differences, as well as tips on how to spot delirium in someone who has dementia.
2016-04-28T11:01:35Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Mixed dementia