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.
It found that both groups had similar, significantly increased rates of anxiety, dementia, and new antidepressant prescriptions compared to the general population.
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.
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
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.
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.
with probable dementia after an ICU stay compared to non-dual-eligible older patients. ... dementia, and the mental health outcome was defined as Patient Health Questionnaire-4 score in the NHATS interview after ICU hospitalization.
Precisely why hearing loss is associated with dementia is not yet clear, Dr. ... A comparison of the prevalence of dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012.
QD: News Every Day--Middle age alcohol misuse may play a role in later dementia. ... The CAGE questionnaire may offer clinicians a practical way to identify individuals at risk of adverse dementia-related outcomes who may benefit from interventions
The overall rate of dementia declined over that span from 11.6% to 8.8%. ... Expecting dementia rates to rise and seeing them fall is simply good news.