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Police Asking For Help Finding Missing Man With Dementia - SFGate



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Police Asking For Help Finding Missing Man With Dementia 
SFGate
BERKELEY (BCN). Police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 80-year-old man who was last seen Friday night driving a black Toyota Prius on eastbound Ashby Avenue in Berkeley. James Rogers was last seen around 10:15 p.m. wearing a black ...
Berkeley police searching for man with dementia East Bay Times

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Virtual reality coronation takes dementia patients down memory lane - Reuters



Reuters
 
Virtual reality coronation takes dementia patients down memory lane 
Reuters
For 93-year-old Daphne Padfield, a dementia sufferer in an English care home, the arrival of a virtual reality (VR) headset offered a window back to the day in 1953 when Britain crowned its new queen.
Virtual Reality Coronation Takes Dementia Patients Down Memory Lane U.S. News & World Report
Dementia Patients Go Back in Time (Reuters MedPage Today

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Silver Alert issued for 82-year-old Benton man with dementia - THV 11



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Silver Alert issued for 82-year-old Benton man with dementia 
THV 11
BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) ? The Benton Police Department has issued a silver alert for Percy West, an 82-year-old resident of Benton who has dementia. West was reported missing by family members on the afternoon of Feb. 24. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall ...
Silvert Alert issued for missing Benton man KATV

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Dementia: Benefits of Early Detection - Wicked Local



Dementia: Benefits of Early Detection 
Wicked Local
According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are more than 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Of those 5.5 million, 5.3 million are seniors age 65 and older. With the senior population continuing to rise as ...

 


Walk while counting backward to diagnose this type of dementia ... - CNN



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Walk while counting backward to diagnose this type of dementia ... 
CNN
Walking tests can accurately diagnose idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, a type of dementia that can sometimes be reversed when treated early, a new study found.
Simple Walking Test Helps Diagnose a Cause of Dementia Everyday Health, Inc. (blog)
Scientists say a simple walking test while carrying a tray or counting backwards can help diagnose a cause of dementia Daily Mail
A simple walking test while counting backwards can diagnose dementia KSL.com
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Heavy Drinkers Put Themselves at Risk for Dementia - WebMD



Newsweek
 
Heavy Drinkers Put Themselves at Risk for Dementia 
WebMD
THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The ills that are linked to heavy drinking now include dementia, a new study warns. Researchers analyzed data from more than a million adults in France who were diagnosed with dementia between 2008 and 2013 ...
Heavy Alcohol Use Linked to Early-Onset Dementia: Study Newsweek
Alcohol consumption biggest risk factor for dementia: study - Salon ... Salon
Excessive alcohol consumption might be linked to early-onset dementia, study finds Well+Good
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Alcohol and dementia: What's the truth? - BBC News



BBC News
 
Alcohol and dementia: What's the truth? 
BBC News
Dr Doug Brown from the Alzheimer's Society said that "alcohol abuse disorders may be responsible for more cases of early-onset dementia than previously thought". But he said the Lancet research did not change the current advice and did not suggest that ...
Heavy Drinking Is the Biggest Risk Factor for Dementia, Study Says TIME
Alcohol use disorder is a 'major risk factor' for dementia Medical News Today
Alcohol Plays a Much Bigger Role in Causing Dementia Than We ... Gizmodo
Business Insider  -The Guardian  -The Lancet  -World Health Organization 
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Dementia patient says her therapy cat was swapped with stuffed ... - New York Post



New York Post
 
Dementia patient says her therapy cat was swapped with stuffed ... 
New York Post
A Canadian woman suffering from dementia claims cold-hearted staffers at her assisted living facility swapped her flesh and blood therapy cat ? with a...
B.C. care home takes cat from dementia patient, replaces it with ... Globalnews.ca

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Social interaction, staff training reduce agitation in dementia patients - Reuters



Social interaction, staff training reduce agitation in dementia patients 
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - An approach to nursing home care that fosters interest and social interaction among patients and staff may reduce agitation and other neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia sufferers and improve their quality of life, a recent trial ...

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52 year-old woman with Dementia missing in Detroit - Fox 2 Detroit



Fox 2 Detroit
 
52 year-old woman with Dementia missing in Detroit 
Fox 2 Detroit
(WJBK) - Darleen Baldwin was last seen by her sister on February 17, around 12:00 p.m. in the 5000 block of the Trumbull Ave. Her sister reported that she left the location walking towards Trumbull and West Warren and failed to return. Darleen is ...

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