Alzheimer's Disease: News You Can Use

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Learn helpful information about living with Alzheimer's disease.

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http://www.brightfocus.org/
Description
Learn about Alzheimer's disease, its symptoms and risk factors, treatment options, and how to live with or care for someone with this disease.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-19 18:51
last episode published
2014-03-26 04:00
publication frequency
92.4 days
Contributors
BrightFocus Foundation author   owner  
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Number of Episodes
11
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
26.03.2014

Alzheimer's Disease: The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Dr. Guy Eakin, Vice President of Scientific Affairs for the BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the top five questions you should ask your doctor regarding your Alzheimer's diagnosis.
BrightFocus Foundation author
25.02.2012

The Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist from the BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
BrightFocus Foundation author
16.11.2011

Reducing Caregiving Stress

Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist for the BrightFocus Foundation, talks about coping with caregiver stress.
BrightFocus Foundation author
16.11.2011

The Warning Signs of Caregiver Stress

News You Can Use: Dr. Diane Bovenkamp, Science Communications Specialist for BrightFocus Foundation, discusses the warning signs for caregiver stress.
BrightFocus Foundation author
7.10.2011

Alzheimer's Disease: Essential Questions to Ask Your Doctor

This audio presentation provides information on how you can take an active role in managing your healthcare by having an open conversation with your doctor.
BrightFocus Foundation author
14.09.2011

Alzheimer's Disease: Effects On The Brain

Dr. Guy Eakin discusses how Alzheimer's disease effects the brain, and the three stages of the disease, leading up to severe debilitation and death.
BrightFocus Foundation author
14.09.2011

Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview

The segment describes the scope of the disease's impact on individuals, families, and the nation. It also outlines what the BrightFocus Foundation is doing to combat this devastating and growing problem.
BrightFocus Foundation author
14.09.2011

Alzheimer's Disease: Symptoms and Diagnosis

Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease during the patient's lifetime is done through mental and behavioral symptoms, a physical examination, and neuropsychological and laboratory tests. In this segment Dr. Eakin discusses screening methods and new options on t...
BrightFocus Foundation author
14.09.2011

Alzheimer's Disease: Treatments

The 6th leading cause of death in the US, Alzheimer's disease cannot be cured nor can its progression be halted. In this video, Dr. Guy Eakin discusses ways to control the symptoms and manage side effects.
BrightFocus Foundation author
14.09.2011

Alzheimer's Disease: Caregiving Tips

This segment includes tips for providing care to people suffering from this Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Eakin outlines ways to reduce the burden of the disease, adapting to the constant changes the patient goes through.
BrightFocus Foundation author
14.09.2011

Alzheimer's Disease: Research Advancements

Dr. Guy Eakin of the BrightFocus Foundation provides a brief overview of Alzheimer's disease research.
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