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Apathy is one of the most prevalent behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, apathy in Alzheimer's patients is often under-recognized or misdiagnosed as depression.
Research to understand and treat brain disease is painstaking, complicated and highly specialized work. But new treatments and possibly even cures for the brain diseases could be a reality sooner than ever thought possible.
You might think that a hearing loss is a fairly minor part of aging, but recent research has show that the ability to hear plays a significant role in maintaining brain health.
There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, making it one of the most feared and misunderstood diagnoses – for patients and, perhaps even more so, for their loved ones.
A specific cause of Alzheimer's disease has yet to be uncovered. But medical research is finding increasing evidence that you can control some risk factors. Learn what you can do.
Is there an older adult in your life who you worry about because they live on their own? A geriatric assessment can help you size up the situation and recommend what needs to be done.