Boston Globe (March 10, 2017): Don’t Write Us Off: People with Dementia Press for More Rights — and Respect

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Boston Globe (March 10, 2017): Don’t Write Us Off: People with Dementia Press for More Rights — and Respect

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Fri, 03/10/2017

Ten months ago, Peter Mittler stood before a global audience of Alzheimer’s disease researchers and advocates and decried the indignities that people with dementia undergo.
He knows the subject intimately: Mittler, an 86-year-old British psychologSee Original Article

New York Times (March 1, 2017): Frequent, Brisk Walks May Aid Those With Early Alzheimer’s

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Wed, 03/01/2017

For some people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease, frequent, brisk walks may help to bolster physical abilities and slow memory loss, according to one of the first studies of physical activity as an experimental treatment for dementia.
But tSee Original Article

The Guardian (February 21, 2017): Long-Winded Speech Could Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's Disease, Says Study

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Tue, 02/21/2017

Rambling and long-winded anecdotes could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research that suggests subtle changes in speech style occur years before the more serious mental decline takes hold.
The scientists behind the work said iSee Original Article

Journal of the American Association (February 15, 2017): Alzheimer Outlook Far From Bleak

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Sat, 02/18/2017

Last summer, deep disappointment befell the Alzheimer disease (AD) community when study results showed that the widely heralded experimental drug LMTX had failed to help AD patients. In November, another promising drug, solanezumab, also dashed hopes.See Original Article