Tag Archives: dementia
CHICAGO: Over the past several decades there have been a number of well-financed campaigns, promoted by well-meaning laypersons, to raise public awareness to the plight of patients with dementia. Suspiciously, most of these campaigns come from “patient support” groups lead the public to believe that Read More »
LOS ANGELES: An elite group of elderly people whose memories are as good as people half a century younger than them may hold the key in the battle against dementia, according to new research.
Brains belonging to “superagers” retained youthful characteristics that allowed them to match Read More »
WASHINGTON, D.C.: A dose of art is often prescribed to people living with dementia, and new research has shed light on exactly why it is so beneficial.
A study commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales has found viewing art creates a heightened sense Read More »
NEW YORK: An 80-year-old British man diagnosed with dementia three years ago has been offered a record deal after online videos of him singing in the car went viral.
Ted McDermott, known as Teddy Mac, has been signed up by Decca Records after ‘car karaoke’ videos Read More »