Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) Increase the Chance to Develop Dementia A study published April 10, 2018, in the Lancet Journal showed an increased long-term risk for dementia in Danish seniors that had suffered in the past a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study was headed by Professor Jesse R. Fann MD, of the University of…

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An Old Drug may be Able to Reverse Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s

New Study Shows that an old Drug for Treating Asthma can Restore Memory in Mice June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and researchers have discovered that an old drug that was previously used for treating asthma has shown that it can restore memory and cognitive decline in transgenic mice that were developed to have…

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Sleep Disturbances and Dementia

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month Sleep Disturbances One of the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s dementia is sleep disturbances. However, research suggests that these sleep disturbances may have been there for a long time before the patient showed dementia symptoms. Sleep Apnea Several recent studies show that many people with Alzheimer’s suffer from sleep…

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The Danger of Wandering by Seniors with Alzheimer’s Dementia

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and the Alzheimer’s Association is calling on the public to go purple to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. For more information or help with Alzheimer’s disease phone the Alzheimer’s Association  24/7 Helpline: 1.800.272.3900 Wandering Behavior by Seniors Suffering from Alzheimer’s is Dangerous…

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Our June Calendars Are Here!

  Our June Calendars are filled with fun and exciting activities and events! Click on the links below to open and print:   _Jun18_ADOBE_Calendars_Jun18-Theme-Letter _Jun18_ADOBE_Calendars_Jun18-Seasonal-D-Letter _Jun18_ADOBE_Calendars_Jun18-Blank-Letter  

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Rehabilitation for a Hip Fracture

Hip Fractures can Lead to Permanent Disability and Early Death One of the most devastating outcomes for seniors after an unintentional fall is to suffer a hip fracture. Hip fractures are particularly deadly, as many seniors will have complications that can lead to a permanent disability or early death. The first year after a hip…

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When it is Time to Think about Disability Insurance

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM) Disability Insurance Awareness Month is to remind us to make sure we are financially covered for health problems that can lead  to disability and financial distress. Disability insurance is really income insurance. Most Disability is from Diseases No one ever wants to think about the possibility of suddenly…

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Communication is Key to Helping Your Aging Loved One Who Lives Far Away

  Our good friend Claire Wentz, Author of the upcoming (bestseller) book, Caring From Afar: A Comprehensive Guide For Long-Distance Senior Caregivers, wrote this article exclusively for our Royal Suites readers and families! Thank you Claire. Today’s generation of seniors are choosing to age at home as long as possible. If your parent or other…

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