Dementia / Alzheimer's / Memory Care
Benzodiazepine use may modestly increase the odds your residents will get Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
Law requiring dementia training for healthcare professionals is unprecedented, Alzheimer's Association says
Healthcare professionals who treat adults in Massachusetts will be required to undergo training related to Alzheimer's disease under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Memory care communities in Ohio would face new employee training requirements, and "respite care" would get a new definition, if a task force's recommendations become law.
Senior Star has become the first senior living community in the country to purchase and install BikeAround, a stationary, individually adjustable assistive bike that is paired with Google Street View to provide cognitive and physical benefits to residents.
Could synthetic marijuana and bright lights be the next big things in dementia care? New findings revealed at the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference in Chicago suggest both soon might be more prevalent in senior living communities.
Senior living communities and organizations across the country are raising awareness and funding for Alzheimer's. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!
Dementia care providers and thought leaders from across the country will share insights and advice Thursday in Chicago during a first-ever Dementia Care Provider Roundtable.
Listening to music appears to be more effective in reducing agitation, behavioral symptoms and anxiety for older adults with dementia than does their singing or playing along with music, according to a new study.
Fourteen percent of adults aged 75 or more years have subjective cognitive decline, one of the earliest noticeable symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
frame, a company offering cloud-based, customizable digital content management and display systems for senior living communities, has announced an advancement for its digital memory boxes.