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Your loved one with memory loss might benefit from storytelling rather than trying to recall  memories.  Click here to learn more about this wonderful program that family caregivers can do with their loved ones at home.  

 Here’s a terrific story about how music connects with people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.  Give a listen!

One of the most insightful ways to understand what it’s like to have dementia comes from someone who has it.   Dr. Robert Taylor was diagnosed with dementia–probably Alzheimer’s–when he was 58.  Read about his experience, as he puts it, “from the inside out.” 

Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine is studying an interesting and rare group of senior citizens with unusually good memories.  They call them SuperAgers.  Here’s the article.

A new study released in the journal Neurology stengthens the link between Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s.  Here’s a summary of the study.

The Creative Arts can have a tremendous impact on people with Alzheimer’s disease who are otherwise noncommunicative.  Watch this amazing story!  Maybe some paint, a brush, or even colored pencils or crayons might have an impact on someone you know with AD.

A recent survey shows that attitudes about Alzheimer’s disease are changing for the better.  Read the article here:

Researchers are studying the impact that improvisational comedy may have on patients with Alzheimer’s disease.  Read all about it here:

The New York Times has run several insightful articles about dementia in a series they call the Vanisihing Mind.   Click here to find them. 

Learn more here about how learning a second language can impact AD.  Hablas espanol?

Research shows that walking can greatly benefit our aging brains.  To read all about it, your path starts here.   

Late breaking news on Alzheimer’s from Northwestern University can be found here.

More links to come.  DMDEC will do all the research–you just click away!

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