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Can Arts, Crafts and Computer Use Preserve Your Memory?

Can Arts, Crafts and Computer Use Preserve Your Memory?

Via American Academy of Neurology: People who participate in arts and craft activities and who socialize in middle and old age may delay the development in very old age of the thinking and memory problems that often lead to dementia, according to a new study published in the April 8, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

ROCHESTER, Minn – Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of developing the memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.  The study is published in the March 18, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

Mayo Clinic Study Says Widowhood May Delay Dementia

Mayo Clinic Study Says Widowhood May Delay Dementia

PHOENIX — A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that the care and support family members give to elderly widows following the death of their spouse may be a factor in delaying dementia. The study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark last week was designed to evaluate [...]

Created by Jim McVeigh

Geda: MCI and Modified Behavior Study Implications (:20)

Yonas Geda, M.D., M.Sc. discusses the study implications on modifiable risk factors of mild cognitive impairment.

Created by Susana Shephard

Geda: MCI and Modified Behavior Study Findings (:31)

Yonas Geda, M.D., M.Sc. discusses the study findings on modifiable risk factors of mild cognitive impairment.

Created by Susana Shephard

Geda: MCI and Modified Behavior Study Rationale (:27)

Yonas Geda, M.D., M.Sc. discusses the rationale for conducting a study on modifiable risk factors of mild cognitive impairment.

Created by Susana Shephard

People with Mild Cognitive Impairment May Die at Higher Rate Than People Without Condition

People with Mild Cognitive Impairment May Die at Higher Rate Than People Without Condition

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic research studying the relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suggests that people who have these conditions die at a higher rate than people without MCI. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of [...]

Created by Duska Anastasijevic

COPD Associated With Increased Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qi41DaFjXM Bottom Line:  A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in older adults was associated with increased risk for mild cognitive impairment (MCI), especially MCI of skills other than memory, and the greatest risk was among patients who had COPD for more than five years. The study is published [...]

Created by Nick Hanson

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