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Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

Decisions around driving, financial independence, and living situations are common for dementia patients. ... Decisions around driving, financial independence, and living situations are common for dementia patients.
May 2020

What underlies the costs of dementia

The researchers found that the financial impact of dementia rivals that of cancer and heart disease. ... Dementia affects nearly 15% of people over 70 of age in the U.S., these researchers found.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Dementia inpatients must be shifted away from hospitals, back to nursing homes

QD: News Every Day--Dementia inpatients must be shifted away from hospitals, back to nursing homes. ... population, they represented more than 40% of all annual hospitalizations associated with dementia.
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says

QD: News Every Day--Don't use feeding tubes for advanced dementia, geriatrics society says. ... Feeding tubes are not recommended for older adults with advanced dementia, according to a position statement from the American Geriatrics Society.
October 2020

Do heartburn medicines cause dementia?

Do heartburn medicines cause dementia? Proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, are among the most common drugs prescribed in the United States. ... Nexium leads to hip fractures! The scientific studies that link PPIs to bone disease or dementia are not high
October 2020

Lewy body dementia and a farewell to my father

It appears, now, that it is quite common, comprising up to 30% of cases of dementia. ... It is heartbreaking to read. We have no useful treatments for Lewy body dementia.
October 2020

Dementia care not just a prescription

loss, or problems with bladder or bowel control, can similarly occur with worsening dementia, Dr. ... Best Practice Caregiving offers a searchable database of vetted programs to assist those with dementia or their caregivers.
May 2020

Rapid demise

Anderson's case differs from that of another famous dementia-sufferer, former President Ronald Reagan. ... Of course, it could be because he had a more rapidly progressive form of dementia than Alzheimer's.
October 2020

'Pleasantly demented'

One aspect of dementia that's particularly intriguing is typified in the dialogue above. ... Does how we behave when we have dementia represent our most authentic selves?
October 2020

QD: News Every Day--Risk score might predict dementia risk among diabetics

A risk score based on easily obtainable factors can help clinicians predict which of their diabetic patients might develop dementia within 10 years, a study found. ... The dementia risk was 5.3% (95% confidence interval, 4.2% to 6.3%) for the lowest
October 2020

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