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Has Your Loved One with Dementia Ever Been Disoriented?

Has your loved one with dementia ever been disoriented? It’s distressing for everyone, most of all the individual with the memory impairment. As their caregiver, you can help them find security and comfort in a moment of frightening confusion. There are two general...

Lack of Cleaning in Brain Cells Causes Alzheimer’s

In both Alzheimer’s and other states of dementia, there is an accumulation of the proteins tau and beta-amyloid in the brain, leading to cell death. Researchers, including those from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, found that improving mitophagy — the cleaning system of the brain cells — nearly removed the symptoms of Alzheimer’s…
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