Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
There are 3 types of Parkinson's. Large movement, (Michael J Fox) tremor (Pope John Paul ll) and the least known, balance issue, quietening voice, hunch back and shuffle walk. President George H. Bush has this one.
High vs Low Blood Pressure : Risk of both low blood pressure and high blood pressure normally increases with age due in part to normal changes during aging. Here are how low and high blood pressure stack up … shares
This infographic discusses Dementia and the many possible manifestations of it: Lewy Body Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, and Parkinson’s Disease Dementia.
“Sundowning”, “sundown syndrome”, or “sundowner syndrome” are simply different designations for the same condition. Sundowning is not a disease. It is a symptom of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, particularly vascular and mixed dementia. It seems to occur more commonly in persons in the middle stages of the underlying dementias. #sundowning #infographic #alzheimers #dementia #elderlycare #caregiving #aging #mentalhealth #caretaking #healthyaging #health #kindlycare
To recognize World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in September, CRE Salamanca created a highly visual infographic that captures the nature of repetitive symptoms and their impact on the lives of people living with dementia.
Understanding Disorders Of The Brain’s Hemispheres [Infographic]
A bunch of things to know about dementia Did you know that not all dementia is Alzheimers dementia? There are many types of dementia with different symptoms, causes and prognosis. This inforgraphic sums it up.