Tag - Dementia

Dementia and the Impact of Certain Medications


Recent data presented at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2024 Annual Scientific Meeting highlights the widespread use of medications that negatively affect cognition among older adults with dementia. The study analyzed data from approximately 13...

Dementia

Can We Prevent Dementia?


I am now an octogenarian. In talking with my 80-something friends, we all agree that it would be far more dignified to die in a few moments from a massive heart attack or stroke, than...

to treat Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Aricept vs. Adlarity for Alzheimer’s-Related Dementia


• Donepezil (Aricept, Adlarity) is a first-line treatment for dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease. It can help those who have mild, moderate, or severe disease. • Aricept is a brand of donepezil that is taken orally. It comes...