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Garam Masala is the basis for many Indian dishes

Garam Masala

Garam Masala contains many of the spices thought to protect the brain from cognitive disorders like Alzheimer’s. It is a mixture used in many traditional Indian recipes.

Seniors Targeted by Con Artists and Swindlers

Millions of people fall victim to scams each year, including an increasing amount of seniors who are especially targeted. Scammers are becoming more savvy and refined with their fraudulent measures, so it is more important than ever to identity the scams before becoming a victim.

Researchers in the U.K. have found declining dementia rates over two decades

Conditions That Mimic Alzheimer’s (Why Early Diagnosis is Important)

There are many reasons to get an early and accurate diagnosis if you suspect dementia. Included: treatment is sometimes more effective when started early, early diagnosis gives one time to get affairs in order, and diagnosis might be more accurate if done early. Most importantly, there are many diseases and conditions that mimic Alzheimer’s disease as well as the symptoms associated with most other causes of dementia. Many of these are treatable and even curable!

Clothing that is easy to put on and take off can extend a person's independence.

Adaptive Clothing for Alzheimer’s Dementia

Several clothing manufacturers, including Tommy Hilfiger, are developing clothing designed to make it easier for people with a variety of disabilities to dress themselves, and help care providers to more easily and more effectively do their job.

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Can Maple Syrup Cure Alzheimer’s?

Researchers are hopeful that the bioactive compounds available in maple syrup may prevent proteins in the brain from becoming entangled in a process called fibrillation. It is this fibrillation that creates amyloid plaques.

Recipes for Alzheimer's - North African Meatballs

North African Meatballs

From The New York Times DAVID TANIS       Time1 hour 15 minutes     Makes about 36 meatballs These North African Meatballs are classified as a Mediterranean diet entree. The Mediterranean Diet has long been thought to protect against Alzheimer’s. If something guards the brain against damage from disease, there is a good chance that it will […]

Turmeric Smoothie

This turmeric smoothie incorporates many of the natural ingredients that are being investigated for their impact on dementia and inflammation.