Browsing Month October, 2015

Why Should I Be Concern About My Gait Speed?

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Gait Speed Reflects Cognitive Function By Emmeline Ayers, MPH; and Joe Verghese, MBBS Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 7 No. 6 P. 26 As populations around the world age over the coming decades, the number of cases of dementia is projected to triple by 2050, creating a major public health concern across the globe.1 Identifying older adults early in the course of

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The Mind Diet !!

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The MIND Diet — Fighting Dementia With Food By Judith C. Thalheimer, RD, LDN Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 4 P. 10 A recent study from Rush University has identified a dietary pattern that can significantly reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, even in patients with only moderate compliance. There is growing scientific evidence that dietary

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Understanding Dementia Behavior

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Understanding the Meaning Behind Dementia Behaviors By Atul Sunny Luthra, MD, MSc, FRCPC Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 5 P. 14 In the absence of an understanding of the meaning of dementia patients' behaviors, health care teams struggle to create appropriate nonpharmalogical interventions that properly address patients' needs. LuBAIR scale can help

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When Shall I Retire From Driving ?

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Advance Preparation for Driving Retirement By Marian Betz, MD, MPH Today’s Geriatric Medicine Vol. 7 No. 5 P. 34 Health care providers have a well recognized—albeit often uncomfortable—role in assessing and counseling older drivers. Unfortunately, research has shown that too often these conversations don’t happen until a concern, such as a car crash or

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