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Anyone who has cut up the dance floor at a wedding knows that even just a few minutes of getting low to “Shout” can get feel-good endorphins flowing. But two new studies show that dancing has science...
January 3, 2019
by Being Patient
A dementia diagnosis is devastating. While some patients given a dementia diagnosis can enroll in clinical trials that might provide a drug to slow down the progression of the disease, most are told...
November 9, 2018
by Reader's Digest
Although there’s no cure, there are things you can do to help prevent, delay, or slow down Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
October 30, 2018
by Being Patient
It sounds like a science fiction movie: an eye scan that can provide information about your brain, and, quite possibly, your future. But according to two new studies, it could be a very real...
If you live a high-stress life, you could have memory loss and brain shrinkage before you turn 50, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
First woman on U.S. Supreme Court is stepping away from public life
It would be normal for Sandra Day O'Connor, at the age of 88, to have some age-related cognitive decline, but her diagnosis of dementia means something different.
October 23, 2018
by ABC News
Sandra Day O'Connor's announcement that she's been diagnosed with the early stages of dementia is shedding light on Alzheimer's disease. 
October 22, 2018
by PBS
A study by AARP and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute looks at the best ways for seniors to increase memory and brain power. 
New study shows that meaningful music can increase brain connectivity in patients