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The Power of Positive

People who have a positive view of old age are 44 per cent less likely to develop dementia – even if you carry a gene that put you at a higher risk for it. New research released this week shows that older adults who have acquired positive beliefs about old age from …

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Opening up about dementia

Dementia is something that affects so many of us – in fact, research shows that two out of three Kiwis will be affected by dementia in their lifetimes. And yet, so often, we’re afraid to talk about it. People in the early stages of dementia don’t want to tell others …

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Dementia, dining with dignity

Author: The Pure Food Co Most would agree that food and mealtimes are deeply social experiences, which are embedded at the core of many religions and belief systems. They are part of our daily living and we simply couldn’t survive without them. Dementia is one of many degenerative neurological conditions …

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Artificial Intelligence joins the fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Some incredible breakthrough’s in regards to the detection and prevention of Alzheimer’s have been announced this Alzheimer’s Awareness month. The most notable being that it appears that Artificial Intelligence can identify Alzheimer’s disease 10 years before doctors can discover the symptoms. The breakthrough was made by Marianna La Rocca, of the …

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