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Mental Health
The risks of undiagnosed dementia
Published March 23, 2017
Risk of unsafe activities rises in those without formal diagnosis, School of Medicine study finds / School of Medicine
Back to school
Back to school
Published March 23, 2017
Older adults embrace lifelong learning to keep the mind stimulated / The New York Times
Brain on exercise
Strong body, strong mind?
Published March 23, 2017
Study shows exercise boosts enzyme levels, limits brain cell degeneration / Hopkins Medicine
Nursing
Staying capable
Published Summer 2014
A new program sends a handyman along with the nurse on home visits to Baltimore's low-income elderly / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Now hear this
Your brain on silence
Published March 23, 2017
Impaired hearing linked to accelerated brain tissue loss / Hopkins Medicine
Dementia care
Calming influence
Published Winter 2013
A new program piloted by the School of Nursing uses indoor golf, barbershop quartet music, and more to reduce agitation in dementia patients. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
$5.8 million grant to fund study of frailty in older adults
Published Sept 2013
Researchers aim to speed the development of interventions to slow or stop it / Gazette
Assisted living, at home
Published March 23, 2017
School of Nursing study aims to help low-income older adults age in place / NPR
JHU, Michigan to develop web-based dementia tool
Published July 2013
Tool will help caregivers track, understand, and treat the behavioral symptoms of dementia / Gazette
Managing dementia
Published March 23, 2017
Two JHU professors outline six-step process for identifying, coping with behavioral symptoms / School of Nursing