Communication intervention is new marriage counseling for dementia patients

Researchers developed a communication intervention program to help couples affected by dementia. Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer’s When a patient is diagnosed with dementia, the disease takes a toll on his or her spouse as well. With years of shared memories, it’s hard to watch a partner’s cognitive ability decline. The Alzheimer’s Association encourages…

Positive Attitude May Reduce Dementia

Positive Attitude May Reduce Dementia, study reported This Week in the News BY KATHERINE HIGNETT ON 2/8/18 AT 7:11 AM Thinking positively about aging might significantly reduce a person’s risk of dementia, a new study has found—even for people with one of the strongest genetic risk factors. Researchers from Yale University and the National Institute on Aging studied…