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Take Care of Your Senses: The Science Behind Sensory Loss and Dementia Risk

The sight of grandchildren’s faces, the smell of home cooking, the sound of a friend’s voice: We process so much of life through our eyes, ears, and nose. While ...
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 How the Aging Brain Affects Thinking

The brain controls many aspects of thinking — remembering, planning and organizing, making decisions, and much more. These cognitive abilities affect how well we do everyday tasks and ...
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Vascular Dementia: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Vascular dementia refers to changes to memory, thinking, and behavior resulting from conditions that affect the blood vessels in the brain. Cognition and brain function can be significantly affected ...
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What Causes Memory Loss? Assessing Symptoms and Seeking Help

Various conditions can cause short-term or long-term memory loss and affect thinking or behavior. It can be difficult to know what to do if you’ve noticed changes ...
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How Is Alzheimer’s Disease Treated?

Alzheimer’s disease is complex, and it is therefore unlikely that any one drug or other intervention will ever successfully treat it in all people living with the disease. Still, in ...
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10 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Shouldn’t Ignore

From age 50 on, it’s not unusual to have occasional trouble finding the right word or remembering where you put things. But persistent difficulty with memory, ...
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What is Mild Cognitive Impairment?

Some older adults have more memory or thinking problems than other adults their age. This condition is called mild cognitive impairment, or MCI. There is no single cause of MCI. The ...
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Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

As you age, you may have concerns about the increased risk of dementia. You may have questions, too. Are there steps I can take to prevent ...
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Dementia Caregiver Support Group & Group Activity for those with Dementia

Join us at the Lumina Las Vegas Welcome Center every 4th Saturday (except holidays) from 12pm to 2pm. Lumina Las Vegas will be providing lunch and hosting two groups, a caregiver support group for those that are caring for a person living with dementia and an activity group for individuals living with dementia.  To RSVP […]