Loneliness May Be Early Symptom of Alzheimer’s in Cognitively Normal Older People

Loneliness May Be Early Symptom of Alzheimer’s in Cognitively Normal Older People
A recently published study contends that older, cognitively healthy people who report feelings of loneliness have higher levels of the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid-beta in the brain — a finding that was not linked to depression. The experience of feeling lonely also was not connected to how extensive a person’s social networks really were. The study,

Knowledge is power when living with alzheimers.

Get access to the web’s leading Alzheimer news & insights for as little as 16¢/day.
Subscribe or to access all post and page content.

One comment

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *