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Baby boomers will be brain scanned to unlock secrets of dementia

In a landmark study, 500 men and women who were all born in the same week in 1946, will all undergo 3D brain scans as part of efforts to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease<p>Baby boomers who have been tracked for almost 70 years could hold the key to unlocking the secrets of dementia, scientists …

How to talk and communicate with dementia patients effectively

One of the biggest mistakes we make as dementia caregivers is to use too many words.<br>In other words, we try and <b>explain</b> to persons living with <b>dementia</b> …

Sensory challenges with dementia

Last Friday Agnes and Donna Houston tootled down from Scotland to York again. Donna is now involved with a project looking at sensory issues that …

NFL Alumni Association partners with senior center to care for players with dementia

The NFL Alumni Association is teaming with Tampa-based Validus Senior Living to provide memory-care services to former players living with …

Horticulture As Therapy

Prince William County Horticultural Therapy Program

Horticultural Therapy

Building an elevated flower bed for our horticultural therapy program - all @becauseofcasey http://t.co/fMiExnhm8p

Horticultural Therapy - What the Heck is It?

I have a decorative stone in my garden that my daughter made for me. On it there is a little quip: "Gardeners are plant managers." But what is a …

Horticultural Therapy: Holy Growth!

by Magdalena Karlick<p>I have never considered myself a gardener. My mom and dad have always had a flourishing garden, and toil in the earth helping …