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  • But you also have to bear in mind that there still is an increased risk of stroke, dementia and blood clots in the legs and a reduced risk for fractures. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration recommendation that estrogen should not be used for the purpose of heart disease still applies, and the recommendation that women who need to take it for menopausal symptoms should take the lowest dose for the shortest duration possible still holds.
    (Dr. Hsia)
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  • Health care providers tend not to ask older patients about alcohol abuse if it wasn't a problem in their live in earlier years. Sometimes the symptoms are mistaken for those of dementia, depression, or other problems common to older adults. Unfortunately, too many older persons turn to alcohol as a comfort following the death of a spouse, a divorce, retirement, or some other major life change, unaware that they are markedly affecting the quality of their lives.
    (Charles Curie)
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  • We live by trust, in part by hope, in part by inquiry, patiently and humbly pursued. And to the degree that these sensibilities of our creaturehood are observed, the pursuit of intelligibility and understanding in our faith is a creative adventure full of promise in expanding, sensitizing, illumining, and hopefully fulfilling this pilgrimage of existing. Every other mode of seeking to wrest the fire and efficacy of reality, either by way of sanctioning those who presume to believe, or as ground for registering reality's curse upon those who presume not to believe in accordance with the prescribed language of human forms and symbols, is blasphemous, and carries within its own degree of dementia. And this, I submit, is the judgment of reality itself not of any human formulation dependent upon the language of our fallible forms and symbols.
    (Bernard Eugene Meland)
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  • When you take a person with dementia and you put them in a car and drive them for four hours to come for an appointment, they're not really at their best when you assess them. Some people get more confused or even a bit agitated,
    (Andrew Kirk)
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  • It seems that physical activity had an even more pronounced effect among those with the susceptibility gene apoe4, the most important risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
    (Miia Kivipelto)
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  • Dementia is not exclusively a problem of the developed world.
    (Julie Bishop)
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  • Australia is already a world leader in dementia research, treatment and care.
    (Julie Bishop)
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  • It's a building I would love to go to, but I don't have dementia.
    (Janet White)
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  • We recognize on going education for staff is essential. We provide monthly in-services for staff on issues and concerns related to dementia continuing to focus on person centered and resident directed care. We also utilize information on the Internet. There are many sites that have information about new research, preventative measures and early detection of Alzheimer's disease.
    (Judy Wheeler)
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  • It's about an elderly couple, and the wife needs the attention of a dementia unit in assisted living. He goes to washing dishes, for the employee discount. But he's getting old, he shakes, he's dropping plates, and he's pleading to his boss to let him keep his job so he can keep his wife in the facility.
    (Chad Stokes)
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  • Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia.
    (Julie Bishop)
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  • We got her out of the nursing home because we were afraid that it would flood. But she has dementia.
    (Robin Miller)
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  • I made this movie for 40,000, which was this little black-and-white horror film called Dementia 13, which we made in about nine days.
    (Francis Ford Coppola)
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  • A spouse with cancer is generally not as burdensome for a partner as more disabling conditions such as dementia, where you combine both the stress of caring for the spouse and waning social support from your partner.
    (Dr. Christakis)
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  • Midlife obesity, high systolic blood pressure, and high total cholesterol were all significant risk factors for dementia, each of them increasing the risk around two times.
    (Miia Kivipelto)
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