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January 6, 2016
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Lack of deep sleep may play a part in Alzheimer’s disease
Evidence is growing that a lack of sleep may leave the brain vulnerable to Alzheimer's. Sleep disorders are common among people with the disease, but it was thought this was due to Alzheimer’s affecting areas of the brain responsible for regulating sleep. Researchers are now suggesting the relationship may be more complicated.

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Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease is important in many ways
Are you or someone you know experiencing any of the 10 signs of Alzheimer's disease? If so, make an appointment to see your doctor as soon as possible. Early detection of Alzheimer's will help you learn about available treatments, plan for your future and aid you and the person with Alzheimer’s in finding the best care and support.
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Reducing stress can help those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer's disease caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Our resources can help you avoid burnout.
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