NATIONAL FORGET-ME-NOT DAY – November 10

NATIONAL FORGET-ME-NOT DAY

Forget-Me-Not Day takes place on November 10, 2016. It is a day to remember family and friends. You can use Forget-Me-Not Day as a chance to get in touch with anyone you haven’t seen in a while. It feels good finding out that there is someone out there who remembers us. Therefore Forget-Me-Not Day offers the perfect opportunity to grab your smart phone and let somebody know exactly this.

The Forget-Me-Not is a beautiful blue blooming flower which is often used a symbol for remembrance. You can also give away Forget-Me-Nots as a present to your beloved one, making sure that you will always remember them. In Australia and other countries Forget-Me-Not Day is associated with the Alzheimer’s Association, and they organize a fund raiser.

Where is the event?
Worldwide
World

When is the event?
Thursday, the 10th of November 2016
Tomorrow!

Is there any medication for dementia?
There are no drug treatments that can cure Alzheimer’s disease or any other common type of dementia. However, medicines have been developed for Alzheimer’s disease that can temporarily alleviate symptoms, or slow down theirprogression, in some people.
What drugs are used to treat Alzheimer’s disease?
Three cholinesterase inhibitors are commonly prescribed:
  • Donepezil (Aricept) is the only Alzheimer’s drug approved to treat all stages of the disease. …
  • Galantamine (Razadyne) is approved to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer’s. …
  • Rivastigmine (Exelon) is approved for mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.

 

What medications are used for Alzheimer’s?
Three cholinesterase inhibitors are commonly prescribed:
  • Donepezil (Aricept) is approved to treat all stages of Alzheimer’s.
  • Rivastigmine (Exelon) is approved to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer’s.
  • Galantamine (Razadyne) is approved to treat mild to moderate Alzheimer’s.
What are the best vitamins for Alzheimer’s?
B Vitamins Again Show Promise in Alzheimer’s Prevention. The other study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 5, found that vitamins B6, B12, and folic acid may help slow the progression of the disease, confirming and supporting previous studies.

 

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