In the Media Tag: dementia

How two longtime Memphis researchers are helping brain injury/dementia caregivers

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Researchers with the Memphis VA and UTHSC lead a nationwide study to help caregivers who are taking care of veterans with traumatic brain injuries. Also: One News Page:

Even mild brain injuries tied to dementia risk

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“This data suggests that there is a higher incidence of dementia after a head injury of any severity,” said Dr. Jack Tsao, a neurology researcher at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

REACH II, VA Did Not Increase Spending in Dementia Care

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Caregiver participation in Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregivers Health (REACH II or REACH VA) behavioral interventions is not associated with increased Veterans Affairs or Medicare expenditures, according to a study published online March 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Linda O. Nichols, PhD, from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in… Read More