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New signs may be able to detect alzheimer's risk 25 years prior to symptom onset http://bit.ly/RlGupu
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The end stage of dementia is a very tough time in a patient's and caretaker's life http://bit.ly/PZ1HcV

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The similarities and differences between the two specialties of psychiatry and neurology, and which is best suited to consult for a dementia diagnosis, depending on the type of symptoms the patient presents http://bit.ly/N1DNgx
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Oxygen deprivation in the brain can lead to the development of Alzheimer's disease, and other forms of dementia http://bit.ly/PO9PwP
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Although both delirium and dementia exhibit similar symptoms, the two are distinct conditions which require different forms of treatment and understanding http://bit.ly/PtIz2s
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While long-term care is expensive, there are different options to consider to help defray the costs http://bit.ly/U0G61U

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Frontotemporal dementia is unique among several types of dementia, both for its occurrence in the frontal lobe of the brain, and tendency to exhibit primitive or inappropriate behavior http://bit.ly/UsaLHG
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My Dad is suffering from this right now. He is in the latter stages...he lives in a Care Home in Croydon..but us his 4 daughters live in Westminster so only get to see him once a week. We are trying to get him here but are having lots of trouble. Do you think its in my Dads Best Interest to be in Westminster where we could see him daily.....we sing to him and we KNOW he responds to it. Thanks for yr time 
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The Montessori method, the widely-accepted children's learning theory, has informally been proven to successfully keep the minds of dementia and Alzheimer's patients engaged and active, and possibly slowing cognitive symptoms http://bit.ly/Ok2bY7

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Recent research has shown the possibility of a genetic mutation that could prevent people from developing Alzheimer's disease http://bit.ly/Q4wHaM
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Here are Tte reasons for the controversy surrounding the use of anti-psychotics as a medication to curtail behavioral episodes in dementia cases http://bit.ly/SIUtMf

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Dementia is a decline of mental abilities such as thinking, reasoning and memory. Dementia usually occurs in older age; it is rare under the age of 60. It is serious enough to diminish everyday functions in a person’s life such as driving, everyday duties and even can effect the ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) like personal hygiene, dressing, and feeding. Many people mistake dementia as being a disease itself but it is actually a group of symptoms that occur with certain diseases or conditions.