Tips for Adjusting to a Big Move

Tips for Adjusting to a Big Move

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Sometimes a senior has to move from his or her lifetime home, temporarily or permanently, after experiencing a serious medical problem or when they can no longer take care of themselves.

If you’re struggling with moving a loved one with dementia, making this move can seem near to impossible. Remember some simple tips to make the transition as smooth as possible: Read more

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Scientists Develop At-Home Test For Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists Develop At-Home Test For Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

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A simple test is available to assess a decline in cognitive function, which may be an indicator for Alzheimer’s Disease. Researchers say the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination, or SAGE test, is an efficient way to test large numbers of people for decline in cognitive abilities. The decline in these brain skills are often early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Patients can take the SAGE test at home without supervision; it takes no more than 15 minutes to complete and requires only a pen or pencil, and does not require staff time for administration or interpretation. Read more

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