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Latinos and Dementia: Some Differences in How Alzheimer’s Presents

Latinos and Dementia: Some Differences in How Alzheimer’s Presents
An important new study reveals differences in symptom progression for Latinos with dementia. A new study sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association reveals some unexpected results in how dementia may show differently in Hispanic people. While further exploration of Latinos and dementia is necessary to fully understand whether these differences are due to social/cultural nuances or… Continue reading

The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease Is Changing the Way We Diagnosis It

The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease Is Changing the Way We Diagnosis It
Midnight Sun Home Care provides help in many forms for older adults with Parkinson’s disease. You may not recognize her by name; however, you’ve very likely come across her story. Joy Milne has a tremendously unique talent: recognizing Parkinson’s disease through her nose. Her gift came to light when she noticed what she details… Continue reading

The Disease That Mimics Alzheimer’s: LATE dementia

The Disease That Mimics Alzheimer’s: LATE dementia
Learn how to distinguish between Alzheimer’s and LATE dementia in older adults. An older adult who displays loss of memory, confusion, poor judgment, repetition, and problems with performing daily activities has the distinguishing signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, right? As a matter of fact, what seems to be a clear-cut case of Alzheimer’s may… Continue reading
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