Experimental Alzheimer’s Vaccine Test Cuts Dementia Cases

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas said a new experimental Alzheimer’s disease vaccine showed promising results during recent testing in mice and are hopeful the vaccine will make it to human trials. In the animal trials researchers said the experimental vaccine showed it could delay the effects of the degenerative brain
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Dementia Care: Tips for Communicating with a Person with Dementia

We aren’t born knowing how to communicate with a person with dementia—but we can learn. Improving your communication skills will help make caregiving less stressful and will likely improve the quality of your relationship with your loved one. Good communication skills will also enhance your ability to handle the difficult behavior you may encounter as
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The Fundamentals and Goals Of Effective Dementia Care

The Dementia Care Practice Recommendations are based on the latest evidence in dementia care research and the experience of care experts. A three-year study, funded by the Alzheimer’s Association and conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explored staff and facility characteristics associated with quality of life for people with
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