The protracted period from diagnosis to death from Alzheimer’s disease has been called “the long goodbye,” and for good reason.
More and more, caregivers and Alzheimer’s professionals in Washington and Greene counties and throughout the country are using art to engage and connect with people with Alzheimer’s.
Researchers have long wondered why some older people remain cognitively normal despite having abnormal levels of beta-amyloid in their brains, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.
Preliminary findings from a study by National Institute on Aging (NIA) scientists and colleagues showed that a blood test for Alzheimer’s-related proteins may accurately predict who might be at risk for the disease years before symptoms develop.
Every day, your brain contends with a barrage of stimuli that affect your memory, from stress to daily distractions.