MIT News (March 17, 2016): “Lost” Memories Can Be Found

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MIT News (March 17, 2016): “Lost” Memories Can Be Found

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Thu, 03/17/2016

In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, patients are often unable to remember recent experiences. However, a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain — they just can’t be easily accessed.
The MIT neuroSee Original Article

Harvard Health Publications (March 9, 2016): Decline in Dementia Rate Offers “Cautious Hope”

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Wed, 03/09/2016

“The number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias will grow each year as the size and proportion of the U.S. population age 65 and older continue to increase. The number will escalate rapidly in coming years as the baby boomSee Original Article

National Institutes of Health (February 23, 2016): “Invisible Work” Toll among Family and Unpaid Caregivers

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Tue, 02/23/2016

Family and other unpaid caregivers perform many activities on a regular basis as they help an older adult. These include making appointments, ordering and keeping track of medicines, assisting with personal care, shopping, doing housework, and provSee Original Article

Hebrew SeniorLife Blog (February 24, 2016): Shining a Light on Mental Health and Older Adults

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Wed, 02/24/2016

What is good health? I think it’s safe to say that the answer to that question is not the same for everyone. To some it may mean the absence of disease. For others it may be effectively managing a chronic condition. But for many of us, good healtSee Original Article