Memory Mondays


Dogs have long been considered man’s best friend, and new research reveals canine companions may greatly reduce the risk of premature death. Beyond companionship, though, dogs and other animals can have a significant impact when you pair pet therapy and dementia:


Memory loss and cognitive decline are often considered the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease. However, recent research suggests a relationship between declining glucose levels and the risk of dementia – and a way to keep these levels from falling:


The relationship between hearing loss and dementia is nothing new, but it is gaining a stronger foothold. In fact, midlife hearing loss is one of many modifiable lifestyle factors that can potentially prevent more than one-third of dementia cases, according to a report presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference:


There’s been a greater prevalence of and push for dementia care across the globe in recent years. It's important to note that dementia care varies country by country, and each nation’s preparation for an increasing population with cognitive impairment differs, as well:


Anxiety affects many facets of a person’s life – including cognitive function. Now, the relationship between Alzheimer’s and anxiety is becoming increasingly apparent:


The prevalence of Alzheimer’s is increasing at a rapid rate. Researchers have been searching for ways to catch the disease early and even prevent it entirely. And the present-day predicament has caused many to wonder: Is Alzheimer’s a modern disease?


They say the eyes are the window to the soul, but new research suggests your eyes may be the window to an early Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis:


We all have nights where we toss and turn, struggling to fall asleep, and it’s known that Alzheimer’s disease itself leads to disruptive sleep patterns. But new research suggests that even one night of poor sleep can affect your Alzheimer’s risk:


Music has the power to enrich anyone’s life, and especially the lives of those with Alzheimer’s disease. Some might say that music and Alzheimer’s go hand in hand. Even as the dementia progresses, music allows for self-expression, engagement and more:


At The Clare, we accommodate the various types of dementia in our memory care wing, where all residents are treated with compassion and respect. Learn more about the different types of dementia, as well as the symptoms and treatments of each kind:


We all have a certain responsibility to learn the best ways to communicate with people with dementia:


The effects of dementia on caregivers are more paramount than ever, as the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease increases and its impact proves devastating:


New research suggests that changes in your speech may be one of many early signs of cognitive decline:


Early-onset Alzheimer's accounts for a small portion of Alzheimer's disease cases, yet its effects are equally devastating:


Dementia care is no easy undertaking. Consider this practical advice on dementia care to better relate to loved ones with memory loss:


Determining which questions to ask as you consider memory care for a loved one can leave you feeling overwhelmed. These suggestions are sure to help you figure out if a community is the right fit:


Researchers often discuss various health risk factors that result in Alzheimer's disease. But there are many health conditions that stem from Alzheimer's disease, as well, and they're important to be aware of to avoid any complications:


There are many reasons you may be feeling forgetful. But there’s one critical factor that plays a major role in your brain health: your diet. Strengthen your memory by adding berries, walnuts and more to your diet:


In recent years, researchers have focused on the ways certain behavioral changes may act as early warnings signs for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia:


Understand how Alzheimer's disease progresses from early to late stages so that it can be detected as early as possible:


Explore a recent trend in memory care: sensory rooms. The Alzheimer's Association revealed some tips to create a space where those with dementia can stimulate the five senses:


Communicating with loved ones who have dementia is undoubtedly a difficult endeavor, but new research suggests that practice makes perfect:


The most recent facts and figures released by the Alzheimer's Association for 2017 paint a picture of the disease and what it means for our society, today and in the future. Here’s what you need to know:


Want to reduce your risk of cognitive decline? Give your brain some TLC with these lifestyle habits recommended by the Alzheimer's Association:


What is "pink noise," and how does it affect your sleep and memory?