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Recent study findings published online in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggest that hearing aid use delays the diagnosis of Alzheimer Disease, dementia, depression, anxiety, and…
Researchers found that aggression and agitation symptoms in patients with dementia may respond better to non-drug therapies such as massage, touch therapy, and outdoor activities.

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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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