Alzheimer disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills.
A placebo-controlled study could further clarify these results and possibly strengthen the case for antidepressant treatment for depression in vascular cognitive impairment.
Documentation of geriatric assessments during care transitions can be improved with a quality improvement intervention.
There is limited evidence for the benefits of different interventions to prevent late-life dementia.
The use of nursing homes is increasing for those who are cognitively impaired.
Serum concentrations of second-generation antipsychotics were significantly higher in patients over the age of 70.
In older adults, life expectancy and delayed disability are associated with having a favorable behavioral profile.
Cognitively normal elderly individuals who engage in specific mentally stimulating activities have a decreased risk of mild cognitive impairment.
Findings suggest that efforts to encourage more planning aren't working.
Regular late-life volunteering is independently tied to decreased risk of cognitive impairment.
Aerobic physical exercise produces numerous health benefits in the brain and may help you live longer.
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