dementia

Dementia drugs
A majority (70 percent) of elderly dementia patients prescribed dementia drugs are on them long-term despite the lack of evidence that they provide any benefit beyond one year, according to a new report by AARP Public Policy Institute. The study found that some patients took dementia drugs for as long as a decade, costing as much as $20,000 per patient.
Disrupt Dementia
With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease occurring each year 1, and no cure, today AARP launched a new campaign, “ Disrupt Dementia.”
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The following information is being reprinted from New Hampshire Union Leader’s Senior News column (March 28, 2016).
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The following information is being reprinted -- with permission -- from New Hampshire Union Leader’s Senior News column (July 27, 2015). 
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We often joke about memory loss but what happens when it becomes more than a senior moment?  What is the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia – on the person, the caregiver, society, and the economy?  And what can we do about it?
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The following information is being reprinted -- with permission -- from New Hampshire Union Leader’s Senior News column (April 6, 2015). 
Human head with wheel
We often joke about memory loss but what happens when it becomes more than a senior moment?  What is the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia – on the person, the caregiver, society, and the economy?  And what can we do about it?
Human head with wheel
We often joke about memory loss but what happens when it becomes more than a senior moment?  What is the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia – on the person, the caregiver, society, and the economy?  And what can we do about it?
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We often joke about memory loss but what happens when it becomes more than a senior moment?  What is the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia – on the person, the caregiver, society, and the economy?  And what can we do about it?
Caregiving Resource Center
The following information is being reprinted -- with permission -- from New Hampshire Union Leader’s Senior News column (August 11, 2014). 
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