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Predicting Alzheimer's in the Age of AI

Since 1927’s Metropolis, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the stuff of futuristic and often terrifying movie plots. Today, AI is crossing the line from science fiction to science reality at lightning speeds. In fact, AI’s role in healthcare is expected to grow to a $6.6 billion industry by 2021.

And that’s scary good news for people who are at risk of developing dementia.

A Holistic Approach to Early Memory Loss Intervention

You may already be doing crosswords and sudoku to help keep your brain sharp, but what about the other pieces of the early intervention puzzle? A holistic approach puts all the pieces together to treat your entire being – body, mind and soul – to improve brain function while potentially slowing the progression of memory loss.

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Reconnecting Post-COVID 19: 6 Tips for Enjoyable, Meaningful Visits

Before the pandemic, many people avoided visiting their loved ones with dementia, telling themselves, “Mom won’t even know who I am” or “Dad won’t remember I was there, so what’s the point?” In fact, a survey by the UK's Alzheimer's Society found that up to 42% of the public thought it was pointless to visit someone who no longer recognized them.

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High-Stress Hygiene: Bathing & Dressing

Does your loved one with dementia give you a hard time when it’s bath time? Do they resist help when choosing their outfits or dressing? Some people with memory loss are reluctant to accept assistance because these routines are intimate or because they resent their loss of independence. Others may find these tasks unpleasant or frightening.

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