Lawmakers seek passage of two bills that would help prevent, treat Alzheimer’s
Nov 22, 2022
Two lawmakers are asking for support of two bipartisan bills to ensure the nation has the ability to continue both immediate and long-term planning in its battle against Alzheimer’s disease and related...
A stumbling block on the way to an Alzheimer’s cure
Lois A. Bowers
Nov 14, 2022
In a new study, 56% of participants said they were not likely to take part in a trial of a dementia-prevention drug. Senior living may be able to play a role in decreasing that percentage.
More news for Friday, Nov. 11
Nov 11, 2022
RecallCue wins Gold in McKnight’s Tech Awards for dementia clock … Delinquent senior housing loans continued to edge lower in 2Q: NIC … Robots may help older adults with disabilities delay move to...
RecallCue wins Gold for dementia clock
Nov 11, 2022
Gold in the Tech Partner of the Year category of the 2022 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards goes to RecallCue, an internet-connected day clock meant to combat the effects of dementia.
Telmisartan linked to reduced risk for Alzheimer’s disease in Black patients
Nov 07, 2022
Black-specific beneficial effects of telmisartan were identified in a Mendelian randomization analysis.
BMI declines seen seven years before cognitive impairment diagnosis
Nov 02, 2022
However, after diagnosis, BMI declines at the same pace in people who develop or do not develop dementia.
Dementia costs jump 31 percent in a decade, with care needs expected to grow
Nov 02, 2022
Despite progress in risk reduction, testing and treatment, the costs of dementia care in the United States continue to rise alongside dementia prevalence, putting the onus on healthcare providers and other...
The power of creative risk management design in memory care communities
Bette McNee, RN, NHA
Oct 31, 2022
Centering dignity — for everyone — doesn’t need to require a massive facility overhaul or facelift. It comes down to looking for attainable areas of improvement that make an impact — one life-skill...
Living with others, being engaged slow cognitive decline: study
Oct 27, 2022
Living with others, weekly community group engagement and interaction with family and friends, and never feeling lonely are associated with slower cognitive decline, according to the results of a new study.
Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors not tied to Alzheimer’s disease risk
Oct 19, 2022
No evidence was seen for a reduced risk for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia across four separate analytic approaches.