In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of the self" or the "disintegration" of the self. Source: 'Self is not entirely lost in dementia,' argues new review
The care of people with dementia poses an agonizing philosophical dilemma -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: Cypher's Choice: Painful Reality or Pleasant Delusion?
Men, unlike women, do not suffer from the 'changing room moment' when they suddenly realize they are too old for certain types of clothes, according to new research. — Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180906123328.htm
Recent studies hint at ways to prevent and maybe even treat cognitive decline — Read on www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/09/how-does-exercise-keep-your-brain-young
Experimental Alzheimer’s drug significantly slowed patients’ cognitive decline — Read on www.statnews.com/2018/07/25/experimental-alzheimers-drug-biogen-eisai/
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on www.scientificamerican.com/article/harder-evidence-builds-that-viruses-play-a-role-in-alzheimers/
The E word: when, if ever, is it acceptable to call someone 'elderly'? The Dominion Post Full coverage Where once "elderly" was used to describe those in their 70s and 80s, the experts now say it's a word that shouldn't be used at all: in fact it's become an insult. Source: The E word: when,