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Benefits of Art Therapy for the Elderly

2019-08-26T11:16:52+00:00

Art Therapy If you’ve ever sat down to paint a picture or work on a clay pot, you know how calming and therapeutic it can be. Art therapy has been shown to help people of all ages – especially the elderly. Expressing themselves creatively helps improve not only their mental and emotional health, but [...]

Benefits of Art Therapy for the Elderly2019-08-26T11:16:52+00:00

Alzheimer’s disease: are we close to finding a cure?

2019-04-20T12:52:10+00:00

Alzheimer's disease: are we close to finding a cure?   First described in 1906 by Dr. Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for around 60-80% of cases. It is characterized by problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Onset is most common in individuals aged 65 and over, [...]

Alzheimer’s disease: are we close to finding a cure?2019-04-20T12:52:10+00:00

Alzheimer’s Resources

2019-04-20T13:55:18+00:00

Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) Foundation The GAP Foundation is joining together leading academic researchers, pharmaceutical companies, nonprofit organizations and foundations, and governments around the world to reduce the time, cost and risk of Alzheimer’s clinical trials in order to speed innovative medicines to those with or at risk of Alzheimer’s disease.   Read more [...]

Alzheimer’s Resources2019-04-20T13:55:18+00:00

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles?

2019-04-23T13:11:43+00:00

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles? Difficulty distinguishing novel objects is associated with family history of Alzheimer’s disease Louisville, KY – Unique graphic characters called Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting signs of Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms become apparent. In an article published online last week in Journal [...]

Detecting Alzheimer’s disease earlier using … Greebles?2019-04-23T13:11:43+00:00