Research Updates

New research – July 2019

New study on the relationship between being very fearful of falling and cognitive decline. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31351857 A systematic review and meta-analysis on non-pharmacological treatments for sleep disturbance in MCI and dementia. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31351523 What are the associations of physical activity and β-Amyloid with  cognition and neurodegeneration in healthy older adults? https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/article-abstract/2738357 Encouraging computer use and taking into…

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American Academy of Neurology: Cognitive training included in new Practice Guidelines for older adults with mild cognitive impairment

Older people with memory and thinking problems that are not severe enough to interfere with daily routines and activities are often diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, or MCI. The memory and thinking problems can be the result of various factors, some of which may be related to underlying neurodegenerative disease, and some that may secondary…

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