Search Results for: dementia

WATCH: Man with dementia delights Internet by remembering the song he composed 30 years ago

Posted on June 27, 2019 by Watch This

Paul Harvey is now 79 years old, and suffers from dementia. However, his son shared a moving video ...

The truth about dementia (BBC)

Posted on June 21, 2019 by BBC

Angela Rippon investigates the disease that took her mother's life and is now starting to affect her friends...

Woman diagnosed with early-onset dementia in her thirties

Posted on March 7, 2019 by Watch This

After losing her father to dementia, Laura Sides received the devastating diagnosis that she has the same gene ...

What to do in middle age to lower your dementia risk

Posted on February 28, 2019 by Contributor

A 44-year follow-up study of women has identified activities you can do in middle age to help lower ...

‘Days of Our Lives’ actor dies after battle with dementia

Posted on September 26, 2018 by BANG Showbiz

'Days of Our Lives' veteran actor Frank Parker has died...

Good dental health may help protect you from cancer and dementia

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Monique Warner

Looking after your teeth does more than prevent a few cavities, good dental health may help protect you ...

Research links osteoporosis to the risk of dementia

Posted on August 24, 2018 by AFP - Relax News

New research has found that people who have osteoporosis, a condition which weakens bones, may also have an ...

People with dementia are starved for attention

Posted on July 27, 2018 by Contributor

It is heartbreaking to know that people with dementia in a care home experience just two minutes of ...

Dementia linked to high blood pressure

Posted on June 13, 2018 by ANA Newswire

Middle-aged adults who have only a slightly high blood pressure are 50% more likely to develop dementia, research ...

Walking speed may indicate your risk for dementia

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Contributor

Are you a slow stroller or a sprightly stepper? Research has found that your walking speed may be ...

How pets can help ease stress in dementia patients

Posted on March 19, 2018 by Contributor

English novelist George Eliot once wrote: ‘Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass ...

A habit that makes women 90% less likely to develop dementia

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Contributor

Research has identified one habit makes women nearly 90 per cent less likely to develop dementia, and it’s ...

Husband smothers wife who was suffering from dementia then kills himself

Posted on February 23, 2018 by ANA Newswire

‘Their plans for retirement were curtailed when Mr Sergeant was diagnosed with colitis and Mrs Sergeant with Parkinson’s ...

Chronic heavy drinking linked to increased risk of dementia

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Contributor

Alcohol use disorders are a major risk factor for onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia, ...

The link between sleep and dementia

Posted on February 20, 2018 by ANA Newswire

‘We’re increasingly realising that dementia and its causes are complex — there are multiple factors at play and ...

Shocking video shows UK carer repeatedly slapping elderly dementia sufferer

Posted on January 26, 2018 by ANA Newswire

A carer caught repeatedly slapping a 78-year-old dementia sufferer escaped prosecution and was let off with a police ...

Protecting people with a genetic risk for dementia

Posted on January 25, 2018 by Contributor

Is there a way to slow cognitive decline in people with a genetic risk for dementia? Yes, and ...

How exercise prevents dementia

Posted on October 4, 2017 by Contributor

Regular exercise not only enhances fitness, it also has a positive impact on brain metabolism and may help ...

Charlie Sheen opens up about ‘borderline dementia’ battle

Posted on May 7, 2017 by BANG Showbiz

Charlie Sheen says he suffered with "borderline dementia" while on a cocktail of drugs to treat his HIV...

David Cassidy ‘touched’ by support after dementia diagnosis

Posted on March 16, 2017 by BANG Showbiz

David Cassidy was "particularly touched" by messages of support he received from his friends after his dementia diagnosis ...

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