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January 10, 2018

 

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New Study Promotes Intervention For Veterans And Their Caregivers

Researchers plan for a collaborative care program for veterans with traumatic brain injuries or Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers.

December 26, 2017

 

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IU Researchers Look To Support Caregivers Of Dementia Patients

A new study aims to provide additional support to family caregivers of patients with Alzheimer's disease and promote informed medical decision-making.

December 1, 2017

 

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Brain Training Linked To Reduced Dementia Risk

Indiana researchers were involved in the study analysis that finds one type of cognitive training may significantly reduce the risk of of developing dementia.

June 20, 2017

 

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Telemedicine Provides Options For ICU Patients At Risk Of Dementia

A new study is the first in Indiana to use aftercare telemedicine services for ICU patients who have experienced delirium.

May 15, 2017

 

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IU Students Use Music To Help Seniors With Dementia Connect

The students work with seniors to create personalized playlists that can trigger memories.

April 18, 2016

 

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Study Links Some Medications To Higher Risk Of Alzheimer’s

The study looked at chronic use of anticholinergic drugs by older adults. The drugs can include certain antihistamines and nighttime cold medicines.

August 11, 2015

 

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Study Finds Link Between Cardiovascular Care, Alzheimer’s

By comparing African Americans in Indianapolis to Nigerians, researchers determined better access to health care could help prevent Alzheimer's Disease.

May 16, 2013

 

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Police To Be Trained To Deal With Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s and dementia patient advocates say new legislation will help ensure law enforcement know how to deal with that growing segment of the population.

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