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Dementia: Types, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment Document List

Summary: Our library below features 32 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Dementia category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Dementia RSS feed.

Dementia Publications

Having Dementia Does Not Necessarily Mean the End of Learning
Ten dementia patients, eight of whom lived in care facilities, try using computer tablets for the first time in their lives and the results were surprising.
Publish Date: 2023-07-03

Guide to Understanding Dementia - Through Their Eyes
This helpful dementia guide offers in-depth content, that answers questions concerning sleeping patterns, medical support, funding including resources, and organizations to support those affected by dementia.
Publish Date: 2016-11-25 - Updated: 2021-04-21

Diabetes: Dementia and Aging
Dementia effects people with poorly controlled diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and heart disease harder as these conditions increase risk for vascular dementia.
Publish Date: 2016-01-07 - Updated: 2020-11-22

Lewy Body Dementia: Symptoms, Causes, Tests, Treatments, Therapies
General overview of Lewy body dementia, a disease that causes decline in mental abilities and visual hallucinations.
Publish Date: 2015-11-05 - Updated: 2018-07-28

Risk of Dementia in People with Mild Cognitive Impairment 400% Higher
Study finds those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment had four-fold increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimers compared to cognitively healthy individuals.
Publish Date: 2014-08-08 - Updated: 2021-11-18

Dementia Patients Benefit from Holistic Exercise Sessions
Pairing cognitive activities with physical movements helps patients and care-givers alike, according to Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.
Publish Date: 2014-05-24 - Updated: 2021-07-16

Stem Cells Reverse Dementia
After an activation and concentration process bone marrow stem cells were injected into the cerebral circulation.
Publish Date: 2013-02-02 - Updated: 2016-04-25

Making Decisions with Dementia
People with dementia still like to be involved in decision-making but may look to their spouses for help with this process.
Publish Date: 2011-09-29

Alcohol May Help Prevent Dementia
Evidence that light to moderate alcohol consumption may decrease the risk of cognitive decline or dementia.
Publish Date: 2011-03-02 - Updated: 2015-11-18

Dementia: Looking After Your Aging Brain
The lengthening of the average life span in today's population has caused an increase in the prevalence of aging related disorders.
Publish Date: 2011-02-23 - Updated: 2023-09-17

Operation Makes Dementia Patients Smarter
Researchers reveal that an operation can help patients with dementia caused by white matter changes and hydrocephalus..
Publish Date: 2011-01-25 - Updated: 2022-06-23

Problems Handling Money May be an Early Clue to Dementia
Confusion over financial matters may be the most predictable early indication of diminishing capacity or dementia.
Publish Date: 2010-12-26

Guidance is Key to Improve Dementia Care
Dementia is a critical health concern but are the current care services able to offer appropriate support.
Publish Date: 2010-12-20

Hospice Care Increasing for Nursing Home Patients with Dementia
More nursing home patients with dementia are seeking hospice care and using it longer.
Publish Date: 2010-12-15

Lewy Bodies and Parkinson's Disease Dementia
Alzheimer's disease is not the only type of dementia. Two other forms are dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinsons' disease dementia.
Publish Date: 2010-10-16 - Updated: 2023-01-29

Link Between PTSD and Dementia
Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder have greater risk for dementia than Veterans without PTSD.
Publish Date: 2010-09-02

Obesity Associated with Dementia and Lower Brain Volume
Excess abdominal fat places healthy middle-aged people at risk for dementia later in life.
Publish Date: 2010-05-20 - Updated: 2010-10-11

Dementia Takes Away Meaning of Flavor
Processing of flavor information in patients with semantic dementia.
Publish Date: 2010-05-10

Ethical Guidelines for Dementia Needed
How do we handle ethical dilemmas on adults who can not give their informed consent.
Publish Date: 2010-03-29

Dementia Expected to Become Epidemic in Elderly
Dementia in extreme elderly population expected to become epidemic according to the 90+ study.
Publish Date: 2010-02-24

Dementia Disorder Hereditary
New research shows that a rare brain disorder that causes early dementia is highly hereditary.
Publish Date: 2009-11-02

Communication Problems in Dementia Care
Excessive physical strain in dementia care due to communication problems and misunderstandings.
Publish Date: 2009-09-14

Detecting Pain in People with Dementia
The elderly who suffer from dementia are not able to say when something hurts or is sore.
Publish Date: 2009-09-02 - Updated: 2010-01-17

Frontotemporal Dementia: General Overview
Frontotemporal Dementia describes a clinical syndrome associated with shrinking of the frontal and temporal anterior lobes of the brain.
Publish Date: 2009-04-01 - Updated: 2023-01-28

Abuse to People with Dementia by Family Carers Common
Half of family carers of people with dementia report abusive behavior towards person they are caring for one third report significant levels of abuse.
Publish Date: 2009-01-23 - Updated: 2010-09-28

Seniors Universal Health Care and Dementia
In spite of universal health care seniors in UK are less willing to undergo dementia screening than their counterparts in the US.
Publish Date: 2009-01-15

Causes of Dementia
Many issues can cause dementia but the common thought is that brain cells do not get the nutrients or oxygen they need to maintain good mental functioning.
Publish Date: 2009-01-05 - Updated: 2013-06-16

Symptoms of Dementia
Symptoms of dementia can be classified as either reversible or irreversible depending upon the etiology of the disease.
Publish Date: 2009-01-05 - Updated: 2010-10-16

Alzheimer's a Type of Dementia
Dementia is not defined as a disease but symptom types that result from neurological impairments caused by different diseases.
Publish Date: 2009-01-05 - Updated: 2010-10-16

Dementia Facts and Statistics
The statistics of dementia are staggering with an estimated 24 million people living with some form of dementia worldwide.
Publish Date: 2009-01-05 - Updated: 2017-05-17

Dementia and Functional Abilities in Seniors
Dementia in the elderly can produce deficits in functional abilities which affect their independence and safety.
Publish Date: 2009-01-05 - Updated: 2016-04-25

1.7 Million in UK Will Have Dementia by 2051
Current dementia statistics in the UK shows the costs for looking after people with dementia will cost billions each year.
Publish Date: 2009-01-05 - Updated: 2021-02-25

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