Smart home tests first elder care robot

A robot created by Washington State University scientists could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live independently in their own homes. The Robot...

BEST OF 2018: HOW DO YOU CALM DOWN SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA? 4 EXPERT TIPS

When someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia is distressed or upset, the first thing to do is help them calm down. Reducing their agitation will allow you to figure...

Alzheimer’s one day may be predicted during eye exam

It may be possible in the future to screen patients for Alzheimer's disease using an eye exam. Using technology similar to what is found in...

Anesthesia, surgery linked to decline in memory and thinking

In adults over 70, exposure to general anesthesia and surgery is associated with a subtle decline in memory and thinking skills, according to new...

Majority of older adults with probable dementia are likely unaware they have it

A Johns Hopkins Medicine analysis of information gathered for an ongoing and federally sponsored study of aging and disability adds to evidence that a...

Scientists fix genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease in human brain cells

Researchers have revealed how apoE4 confers its risk for Alzheimer's disease in human brain cells. What's more, they were able to erase the damage...

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