Nutritional Tips for Alzheimer’s

Regular, nutritious meals may become a challenge for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. As a person’s cognitive function declines, he or she may become overwhelmed with too many food choices, forget to eat, or have difficulty using utensils. Proper nutrition is very important to keep the body strong and healthy. For a person who has …

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Signs of Alzheimer’s May Appear up to 18 Years Before Diagnosis, Study Finds

A large new study has found that memory troubles associated with Alzheimer’s disease may start to appear up to 18 years before an official diagnosis. Researchers tracked 2,125 people with a median age of 73 for 18 years. Every three years they administered a cognitive and memory test. None of the patients was diagnosed with …

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Poor Sleep Can Raise Risk for Alzheimer’s, Study Finds

A recent study has found that older adults who do not get enough sleep may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, examined 26 adults between the ages of 65 to 81. None of them had been diagnosed with any sleep disorder, mental illness, or form of …

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Are you or a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease?

Are you or a loved one living with Alzheimer’s disease? Segal Institute for Clinical Research is currently conducting a clinical research study evaluating the safety and efficacy of an investigational drug for patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. To qualify, volunteers must: • Be between the ages of 55 and 85 • Have a …

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