Tag Archives: Dementia

Can valium cause dementia

Join The Community To Publish Articles. I’m seeing a new primary who has a specialty in sleep disorders. Read our editorial policy to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy. I have absolutely no memory of those few weeks, and I never will. Textbook of Geriatric Psychiatry, Third… Read More »

New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression

Anne Firmender, 74, was working with her psychologist to come up with a list of her positive attributes. “I cook for others,” said Ms. Firmender. “It’s giving,” encouraged the psychologist, Dimitris Kiosses. “Good kids,” continued Ms. Firmender, who has four grown children and four grandchildren. “And great mother,” added Dr. Kiosses. Ms. Firmender smiled. Dr.… Read More »

Air pollution triggers Alzheimer's, dementia, expert says

Air pollution is caused by the presence of toxic substances in the atmosphere, mainly produced by human activities. From smog hanging over cities to smoke inside the home, air pollution poses a major threat to health and climate. Although there are numerous health hazards caused by air pollution, according to professor Şerefnur Öztürk, unclean air… Read More »

The Dementia Heist

Hiding with my older sister in her S.U.V., I’m nauseated. We’re committing a heinous crime. Twenty feet away, I see a paramedic escort my silver-haired mother into the memory care center, a nursing home for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s. We’ve tricked Mom into coming here because she’s not safe living alone. Moments before, we… Read More »