Migraine linked to all-cause dementia, Alzheimer’s disease
Oct 07, 2021
No association was observed between migraine and a risk for vascular dementia in meta-analysis of five cohort studies.
One new law requires operators to provide tech for residents; another supports access to dementia screening...
Oct 07, 2021
Assisted living operators in California will be required to provide video conferencing devices for residents under legislation signed into law on Monday. Another new law provides older adults in the Golden...
Physicians less likely to test for pulmonary embolism in dementia patients
Oct 01, 2021
The findings were seen in patients with dementia presenting with clinical factors known to be predictive of pulmonary embolism risk.
Risk for dementia not increased with menopausal hormone therapy
Sep 30, 2021
The risk for dementia decreased for cases and controls younger than 80 years who had been taking estrogen-only therapy for 10 years or more.
Hidden camera reportedly captures abuse of 90-year-old who moved to senior living community due to wildfire
Sep 29, 2021
Two caregivers no longer are employed at a California senior living community after they reportedly abused a 90-year-old woman with dementia who moved there to avoid a wildfire near her home. The alleged...
Remote-controlled robots being tested to assess residents living with dementia
Sep 28, 2021
Health practitioners in Scotland are piloting a remote-controlled robot to assess the physical and cognitive health of care home residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Two-hour oral glucose tolerance test can predict future episodic memory decline
Sep 24, 2021
A higher value on an oral glucose tolerance test at baseline was linked to worse performance and greater decline in a word-list delayed recall test.
New CDC profile shares demographics of assisted living residents
Sep 22, 2021
Bathing, walking and dressing are the most common activities of daily living that residents of assisted living or similar residential communities need help with, according to a new data brief from the...
Aortic valve replacement up in patients with Alzheimer’s disease
Sep 17, 2021
One-year outcomes were similar for patients with or without Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Most with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive impairment would have been excluded from aducanumab...
Sep 16, 2021
Overall, 92.2, 91, and 85.5% of Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s disease-related disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, and mild cognitive impairment met at least one of the exclusion criteria.