Dolan News

New Dementia Diagnosis: LATE

The world of dementia research and studies is vast and ever-evolving. Yet another type of dementia has been diagnosed: LATE disorder. LATE, which stands for “limbic-predominate age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy, presents like many other types of memory impairments....

Gardening at Dolan Memory Care Homes

With summer weather in full swing, so too is gardening season at Dolan Memory Care Homes. Every one of the homes at Dolan Memory Care is fully outfitted with a beautiful patio, surrounded by lavish flowers and gorgeous greenery. Some are even graced by the presence of...

Pfizer Concealed Clues about Alzheimer’s Drug Effectiveness

Recently, the Washington Post published news exposing the fact that the pharmaceutical company Pfizer hid evidence that one of its drugs reduced the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at Pfizer have been investigating one of its rheumatoid arthritis therapy...

Sleep Patterns May Help Determine Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

A study conducted at the University of California Berkley recently found links between particular patterns of sleep and a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease. Matthew Walker, PhD and colleagues used polysomnography (more commonly known as a sleep study) to compare...

Music and Memory: The Power of Music at Dolan Memory Care Homes

When you think back and reflect over your life, what comes to mind? Maybe you remember fondly the family traditions on holidays, your wedding, or raising your own family? One element ties the many chapters of our lives together: music. We may not realize it...

Alzheimer’s Disease, Sleep, and Trazadone

The world of Alzheimer’s and dementia care is ever-evolving. As research, medicine and technology catch up with advanced solutions to providing quality of life for persons with dementia (PWD), more studies are published all the time about updates. Interventions like a...