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What is the link between diabetes and Alzheimer's dementia? Let's talk about these two inflammatory diseases.
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Diabetes and Alzheimer’s: Is There a Connection?

What is the link between diabetes and Alzheimer's dementia and how is this connection explained? Is there a connection between diabetes and Alzheimer’s dementia? Research has shown that those living with diabetes are at greater risk…
As ethnomusicologist Jennie Gubner, Ph.D. explained in a talk about the power of music in dementia, anyone can benefit from thinking about the relationship between music, culture and wellness. In the context of dementia caregiving, music can promote wellness for both the caregiver and the person living with dementia.
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The Power of Music in Dementia Care: Music and Brain Health

Music has the power to transcend time and space and it allows us to connect to our past. - Jing Xia As ethnomusicologist Jennie Gubner, Ph.D. explained in a talk about the power of music in dementia, anyone can benefit from thinking about…
Leslie Martin highlights the importance for people of color to participate in dementia research.

Alzheimer’s Stories: Interview with Leslie Martin, Author of “Forgotten Tomorrows, Crazy Todays”

Today, we interview Leslie Martin, author of “Forgotten Tomorrows Crazy Todays”, a memoir of her life as an Alzheimer’s caregiver, wife, mother and struggling standup comedian. This is the first in a series of interviews with real…
Is Alzheimer's genetic? Many people get Alzheimer's disease in the absence of any family history. So, it isn't surprising to get Alzheimer's disease with no history of it in your family.

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease: Know the Risk Factors

We don't know with certainty what causes Alzheimer’s disease. This is why scientists are still very interested in studying Alzheimer's dementia. Even though we may not know what causes Alzheimer's disease yet, there are some things we…
How do brain cells die in Alzheimer's? Click to find out.

How do Brain Cells Die in Alzheimer’s? What are Amyloids?

Discover what happens inside of the brain in Alzheimer's disease. How do brain cells die? What are beta-amyloid plaques and tau tangles exactly? Every day we are closer to understanding how brain cells die in Alzheimer's…
How is Alzheimer's diagnosed? Is there a way to self-assess memory? Alzheimer's Myth vs fact by Dr. Matt Huentelman, Ph.D.

How is Alzheimer’s Diagnosed: Tests for Alzheimer’s Dementia

If there is no single test that can recognize Alzheimer’s, how is Alzheimer’s diagnosed? Is there a way to self-assess memory? Can the peanut butter test help diagnose it? Why is Alzheimer’s disease so difficult to diagnose? How is…