Will dental insurance one day be key to mental health and Alzheimer’s prevention?

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A new study has potentially linked gum disease with the development of this form of dementia. When consumers purchase dental insurance, it’s usually to help to prevent cavities or cover expensive oral procedures. That said, a new study has potentially connected the Alzheimer’s disease risk with a bacteria associated with gum disease. The study was published in the Science Advances journal, presenting a new understanding of dementia. Thought it’s too early for consumers to start rushing to buy dental insurance to help preserve their future cognitive function, this study has…

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month draws attention to long term care insurance

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It also complements the fact that it November is National Caregiver Month, a celebration of over 15 million Americans. November is the time of the year which most effectively underscores the importance of long term care insurance as it is both National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month and National Caregiver month. This is a time in which to learn more about dementia and thank those who care for individuals affected by it. At the start of this month, President Barack Obama released a statement that recognized National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month,…

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Health insurance for Alzheimer’s Disease heats up

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Health insurance may soon include coverage for early-detection procedures Alzheimer’s Disease can be a devastating diagnoses, made worse by the financial aspects associated by the ailment. Like other serious illnesses, Alzheimer’s can be a very tricky subject in the world of health insurance. While insurers are likely to cover some of the aspects of the ailment, many have shown resistance to covering procedures that could lead to the early detection of the disease, especially if these procedures are not guaranteed to be absolutely accurate. The medical community is beginning to…

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