Dementia: Drug that Quells Brain Inflammation Reverses Disease

January 2, 2020By Rachel ClarkAlzheimer's, Dementia, LifeStyle & Activities, Medicare, Memory Cafe, Memory Support, Senior Care, Wellness

A new study shows that drugs that tamp down inflammation in the brain could slow or even reverse the cognitive decline that comes with age. In a publication appearing in the journal Science Translational Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and Ben-Gurion University scientists report that senile mice given one such drug had fewer signs of brain … Read More

Alzheimer’s: Scientists Discover Critical Time Window to Halt Disease

November 14, 2019By Rachel ClarkAlzheimer's, Assisted Living, Caregiver, Caregiving, Dementia, EdenHill, Memory Cafe, Memory Support, Nursing, Senior Care, Skilled Nursing

In a new study, researchers have made a big development in understanding how Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain. They discovered a critical period of time where medical intervention could halt its onset. The research was conducted by a team at the University of Southampton. A hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the accumulation of tau … Read More

Coping with Alzheimer’s/Dementia?

July 31, 2019By Iris BowdenAlzheimer's, Dementia, Memory Cafe

Here’s a Resource that Makes a Difference! There are so many challenges on the dementia journey.  Not just for the person with dementia but also for the caregiver.  Our Place Memory Café is one resource offered by EdenHill that really makes a difference.  According to Norman (the gentleman above and in the attached video), each … Read More

‘Historic’ $100 million Alzheimer’s bill passes in House, heads to president’s desk

January 2, 2019By Terry JacksonAlzheimer's, Dementia, Memory Support

A bipartisan bill that authorizes $100 million in funding over five years to create a new public health infrastructure to combat Alzheimer’s disease is headed to the president’s desk after being passed Wednesday night by the House of Representatives. “Today is a historic day in the fight against Alzheimer’s,” Alzheimer’s Association Chief Public Policy Officer … Read More