People who have been drinking large amounts of alcohol for long periods of time run the risk of developing serious and persistent changes in the brain. Damage may be a result of the direct effects of alcohol on the brain or may result indirectly, from a poor general health status or from severe liver disease.

People who have been drinking large amounts of alcohol for long periods of time run the risk of developing serious and persistent changes in the brain. Damage may be a result of the direct effects of alcohol on the brain or may result indirectly, from a poor general health status or from severe liver disease.

Acute Care Campus July 2014 Newsletter- click to read about Alcohol Related Dementia, Ambien Zombies, Acute Care hospitals dissolving IV teams, and Outpatient Infusion Centers. Sign up to receive the newsletter delivered to your email inbox.  http://pedagogyeducation.com/Acute-Care-Campus/Student-Union/Newsletter-Archives/July-2014-Alcohol-Dementia-Stunning-Facts-About-Ef.aspx?cmp=H14

Acute Care Campus July 2014 Newsletter- click to read about Alcohol Related Dementia, Ambien Zombies, Acute Care hospitals dissolving IV teams, and Outpatient Infusion Centers. Sign up to receive the newsletter delivered to your email inbox. http://pedagogyeducation.com/Acute-Care-Campus/Student-Union/Newsletter-Archives/July-2014-Alcohol-Dementia-Stunning-Facts-About-Ef.aspx?cmp=H14

In “Lifestyle Dementia: Underdiscussed, Overlooked, But a Very Real and Present Danger,” and “Is the Precipitous Rise in Dementias and Alzheimer’s Disease Over the Last Twen…

In “Lifestyle Dementia: Underdiscussed, Overlooked, But a Very Real and Present Danger,” and “Is the Precipitous Rise in Dementias and Alzheimer’s Disease Over the Last Twen…

Boozy pensioners risk 'alcoholic dementia' with the damage from drink rivalling Alzheimer's. More older people are hospitalised every year for mental disorders related to alcohol (11,373) than for alcohol-related liver disease (9,890). This increase is far greater than the growth in the elderly population.  The bottom line is that this bingeing behaviour is leading to more over-60s being hospitalised for alcoholic brain damage, a condition known as Korsakoff syndrome. I Read more...

Risk of 'drink dementia' in the elderly boozers is catching up with Alzheimer's

Boozy pensioners risk 'alcoholic dementia' with the damage from drink rivalling Alzheimer's. More older people are hospitalised every year for mental disorders related to alcohol (11,373) than for alcohol-related liver disease (9,890). This increase is far greater than the growth in the elderly population. The bottom line is that this bingeing behaviour is leading to more over-60s being hospitalised for alcoholic brain damage, a condition known as Korsakoff syndrome. I Read more...

Alcohol-related dementia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Alcohol-related dementia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ambiguous Loss | With ambiguous loss, there is no closure; the challenge is to learn how to live with the ambiguity. - Pauline Boss

Ambiguous Loss | With ambiguous loss, there is no closure; the challenge is to learn how to live with the ambiguity. - Pauline Boss

The effect of 12-week open-label memantine treatment on cognitive function improvement in patients with alcohol-related dementia | International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

The effect of 12-week open-label memantine treatment on cognitive function improvement in patients with alcohol-related dementia | International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

Use these tips to recognize and help manage common end of life signs in dying people, including pain, constipation and decreased appetite.

9 Signs to Look for at the End of Life

Use these tips to recognize and help manage common end of life signs in dying people, including pain, constipation and decreased appetite.

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