alzheimers app

New App Helps Design a Dementia/Alzheimer-Friendly Home

Aging in place design commonly accounts for a lot of the physical ailments of getting older, but they don’t often account for mental ailments, like dementia. Alzheimer’s Australia Vic, a regional organization of Alzheimer’s Disease International, developed a new app to help designers and caregivers create a home environment that helps seniors manage the effects …

Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

Could it be true? An Alzheimer’s treatment that full restores memory function? According to Australian researchers, 75 percent of mice that received the treatment got their memory function back. This article came out last March. It would be good to know if there have been any more advancements with the treatment. I will do some …

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

5 Home Preparation Tips for Alzheimer’s Patients

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and here in San Diego county, the statistics are as staggering as are the national statistics. There are 60,000 people living with Alzheimer’s with care-giving support of 150,000 people locally. The number of people with Alzheimer’s is expected to go to 100,000 by 2030. So we can expect the care-giving …

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month—and an opportunity to raise awareness about the disease and those impacted by it. There are more than 5 million people in the United States with Alzheimer’s Disease and more than 15 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. This month we honor all those in …

Facts on Osteoposoris Day

Osteoporosis Day 2014

Today is World Osteoporosis Day and is celebrated on every October 20th to raise the global awareness of Osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. This disease causes bones to become fragile, weak and porous that can easily lead to fractures.  Women are more prone to osteoporosis than men. IOF (International Osteoporosis Foundation) recommends five essential strategies …