Echolalia

What is Echolalia?: Its Purpose and What It Means

 

  Echolalia is a natural part of language acquisition. “It’s a beautiful day!” said the mother, to which the child echoed “It’s a beautiful day!” […]

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types of exercise

Making sense of the exercise obstacle course; different types of exercise and their benefits

 

  Cue the groans! This blog post is all about the benefits of different types of exercise. Yes! You read that correctly! Although half way […]

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Music Helps the Brain

Are You a Mozart or a Macklemore? : Ways Music Helps the Brain

 

  “Without music, life would be a mistake”. Friedrich Nietzche may have been skeptical about a lot of things, but the power of music was […]

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What is validation therapy?

How To Communicate With Someone Who Has Advanced Dementia: Validation Therapy

 

  Do you not understand why you have to continuously repeat the same thing to your family member with dementia? Does it bother you that […]

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what is early onset dementia

What Is Early Onset Dementia? Signs And Symptoms

 

  What is early onset dementia? It is a degenerative disease that causes a gradual deterioration of the brain cells. It is considered early onset […]

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vascular dementia

Take care of your heart to take care of your brain: What is vascular dementia

 

  Senile dementia is caused by certain illnesses and causes a progressive and permanent loss of our mental abilities. It affects memory, language, and even […]

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Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

 

  Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors Sleep disturbance in elderly persons is associated with brain changes such […]

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Eye and smell tests may detect Alzheimer’s onset

Eye and smell tests may detect Alzheimer’s onset

 

  Eye and smell tests may detect Alzheimer’s onset Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a progressive brain condition that damages and […]

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A protein, normally active in fetuses, may also protect the neurons in older people.

A protein, normally active in fetuses, may also protect the neurons in older people.

 

  A protein, normally active in fetuses, may also protect the neurons in older people. Along with symptoms of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease patients often […]

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Brain scans may one day be used to predict dementia

Brain scans may one day be used to predict dementia

 

  Brain scans may one day be used to predict dementia. Using brain scans, researchers were able to monitor mental decline over a two-year period […]

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Mysterious brain clumps behind dementia identified

Mysterious brain clumps behind dementia identified

 

  Mysterious brain clumps behind dementia identified. Certain forms of dementia may be caused by a gene mutation that makes proteins in the brain clump […]

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Alzheimer’s patients can’t make decisions easily, so you must guide them

Alzheimer’s patients can’t make decisions easily, so you must guide them

 

  Alzheimer’s patients can’t make decisions easily, so you must guide them. It is very common for Alzheimer’s dementia patients to say No. There is […]

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Senate panel: Dementia a $20 trillion threat

Senate panel: Dementia a $20 trillion threat

 

  Senate panel: Dementia a $20 trillion threat. The United States has to continue to make funding scientific research on Alzheimer’s disease and other causes […]

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 Alzheimer’s signs show in young brain. Scientists studying Alzheimer’s disease are increasingly finding clues that the brain begins to deteriorate years before a person shows […]

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 Britain is seeking a million “dementia friends” who will be trained to understand the illness and help those living with it, Prime Minister David Cameron […]

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