Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Addressing dementia's identity crisis

Dementia should be understood more as a disability, rather than a disease, with a greater emphasis placed on supporting those who care for people with the condition, according to a new report from the Social Care Workforce ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

When memory loss should concern you

Although there is currently no cure for Alzheimer's Disease, Dr. Patrick Coll of UConn's Center on Aging recommends early screening for those with memory loss, to diagnose whether it is caused by dementia and try to slow ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

No routine mental tests for seniors—at least not yet, panel says

(HealthDay)—Physicians give screening tests to older adults who show signs of mental decline, and some experts have theorized that all seniors might benefit from routine memory testing. But proposed guidelines from a U.S. ...

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