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Head Trauma and Dementia Among Veterans

TBI (traumatic brain injury) appears to result in a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Athletes, military personnel, and the elderly, among others, are susceptible to TBI and, therefore, may be at higher risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Tips for Living Alone with Early-Stage Dementia

Many people with early-stage dementia continue to manage their everyday activities. But it’s important to look ahead to a time when performing daily tasks will be harder. The sooner you adopt new strategies to help you cope with changes, the more time you will have to adjust to them. Here are some tips.

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Is That Covered? Review Your Medicare Plan During Annual Enrollment

Have your health needs changed over the last year? Medicare plans change every year, and your health situation can also change. South Mountain Memory Care in Emmaus, PA, recommends you closely check your plans to see if they cover dementia care.

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11 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s important to distinguish the facts from the myths about Alzheimer’s, especially when it comes to finding information online. Read on to learn about common myths surrounding this disease.

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Sadness, Depression, or Dementia?

Although golden agers tend to become happier as they age, the blues can often tarnish the glow of contentment. This is natural, but when certain persistent signs appear, an older person may be exhibiting symptoms of depression or even dementia. These conditions can be confusing and need to be clarified.

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