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Dementia Care in St. Louis, MO

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Doll Therapy Used for Persons with Dementia

The nostalgia of holding an infant or having you beloved family pet lay on your lap is unparalleled, but the use of doll therapy is a practice offered in memory care settings designed to mimic as many of those feelings as possible. Doll therapy, defined as the...

Pass the Flavonol

Elderly adults whose diets had the highest levels of flavonols, or antioxidants found in produce and tea, had a 48% reduced likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s dementia, compared with those with the lowest dietary intake of flavonols. Researchers found 51%...

The Power of Pet Therapy in Dolan Memory Care

Ask any animal lover how their cat or dog adds value to their life and they will undoubtedly tell you that having a four-legged member of the family adds immeasurable joy to each and every day. In memory care, the effects of having pets around is perhaps even more...

Are Ultrasounds the Key To Treating Alzheimer’s?

In 2018, a team of world-renowned brain experts achieved a feat no other group of medical professionals have: using ultrasound and MRI technology, researchers at the WVU Rockefeller NeuroScience Institute treated a patient with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. The...