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Researchers recently compiled the most common recommendations made during medication reviews by geriatric clinical pharmacists for a group of veterans living at home with dementia.
Medicare patients who receive longer-term androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer are at increased risk of Alzheimer disease and dementia, according to study findings.

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John DenBoer, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist, discusses various types of therapy that can help patients with dementia feel more independent and self-confident.
Although there is no cure for dementia, John DenBoer, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist, discusses the importance of practicing cognitive exercises on a regular basis as on ongoing effort to mitigate the onset of the disease.
John DenBoer, PhD, clinical neuropsychologist, reviews common dementia myths, explaining why it is important to increase society’s understanding of dementia and to provide the community with support.
Ismaeel Yunusa, PharmD, of the School of Pharmacy at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, explains how recent study findings correlate to the 2015 AGS Beers Criteria update and highlights knowledge gaps that still…
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