Dementia soars among U.S. adults at end of life, study finds
Apr 04, 2022
About half of older U.S. adults receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia shortly before their death — a number that has spiked by more than 34% in two decades, according to a...
Stable LTC antipsychotic prescribing in 2020 may reflect success of U.S. reduction initiatives
Apr 16, 2021
University of Michigan researchers have found relatively minimal changes in central nervous system-active medication use among Michigan nursing home residents with dementia following the start of the COVID-19...
Nearly half of Alzheimer’s cases are mild, supporting a focus on early intervention
Jan 14, 2021
The great prevalence of mild disease underscores the need for interventions that may slow decline or prevent progression in dementia, researchers contend.
Boost berry, tea and fruit consumption to lower dementia risk, study suggests
May 06, 2020
Adding a small weekly portion of flavonoid-containing foods to a diet that is low in these nutrients may effect dementia risk over time, say investigators.
Reduce Alzheimer’s-related hospitalizations prior to nursing home admission, researchers advise
Apr 11, 2012
Healthcare providers should work on keeping Alzheimer’s patients out of a hospital before they enter a nursing home, a new study suggests.