Walking to end Alzheimer’s: one family’s personal journey after father is … – Riverhead LOCAL

August 26, 2012 by  
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Walking to end Alzheimer's: one family's personal journey after father is
Riverhead LOCAL
"It is known as the long goodbye," Riverhead Town Councilman John Dunleavy said Saturday morning at ceremonies to kick off the first "East End Walk to End Alzheimer's." Dunleavy presented the Alzheimer's Association/Long Island with a proclamation

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‘The Jean Team’ Will Walk for Third Year to End Alzheimer’s – The Missourian

August 26, 2012 by  
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'The Jean Team' Will Walk for Third Year to End Alzheimer's
The Missourian
Jean is Randy's beloved wife who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease five years ago at the age of 70. Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Today, more than 5.4 million people have Alzheimer's
Tulsans Walk To End Alzheimer's on SaturdayNews On 6
Crystal Gayle, Walk to End Alzheimer's, Blue Rose RiverfestTulsa World
Hundreds Walk to End Alzheimer's in Little RockKARK

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Alzheimer’s Drug Misses Goal, but Offers Hint of Potential – New York Times

August 25, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's Drug Misses Goal, but Offers Hint of Potential
New York Times
Published: August 24, 2012. An Alzheimer's drug being tested by Eli Lilly failed in its main goal of halting progress of the disease, the company said Friday, but there were some signs it could slow cognitive decline in patients with mild cases.
Alzheimer's drug fails study but flashes potentialBusinessweek
Lilly Alzheimer's Drug Disappoints in TrialsWall Street Journal
Alzheimer's drug slows decline in some patientsFox News
NBCNews.com
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Art helps people with Alzheimer’s – Ventura County Star

August 25, 2012 by  
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Art helps people with Alzheimer's
Ventura County Star
Four residents at Sunrise Senior Living in Westlake Village sat at a table in a gazebo listening to classical music and painting with watercolors. Connie Jorba, 95, painted a bright green mound with palm trees on it and a blue sky above. Barbara "Bobbi

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Alzheimer’s ‘takes more rapid toll on women’ – Daily Mail

August 24, 2012 by  
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Alzheimer's 'takes more rapid toll on women'
Daily Mail
Women suffering from Alzheimer's deteriorate faster than men – even when both are apparently at the same stage of the disease, warn researchers. A study found women sufferers show greater loss of their mental faculties than men. The findings suggest
EYE TEST FOR ALZHEIMER'SExpress.co.uk
Are the eyes the key to a new test for Alzheimer's disease?Medical Xpress
Simple eye tracking test could hold key to early Alzheimer's diagnosisNews-Medical.net
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NASCAR shows it support for Pat Summitt – ESPN

August 24, 2012 by  
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NASCAR shows it support for Pat Summitt
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William Ewart What started as a "what if'' idea evolved to this: To support Pat Summitt and Alzheimer's research, Trevor Bayne will drive an orange car with "We Back Pat'' on the hood. Trevor Bayne had never met Pat Summitt, but growing up in Knoxville

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ALZHEIMER’S JOURNEY: Planning successful activities – Wicked Local

August 24, 2012 by  
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ALZHEIMER'S JOURNEY: Planning successful activities
Wicked Local
Role of the Caregiver: After a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer's or as their symptoms become more noticeable, they may lose confidence in themselves and withdraw from social situations. Planning and organizing will also become more challenging for

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Exercise could help stave off onset of Alzheimer’s disease – Sioux City Journal

August 23, 2012 by  
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Exercise could help stave off onset of Alzheimer's disease
Sioux City Journal
In the coming years the number of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia is expected to skyrocket as baby boomers age. Although researchers continue to learn more and more about Alzheimer's disease, a cure seems a long
Scientists' discovery fuels Alzheimer's treatment hopeABC Online
Alzheimer's cure may be a matter of sizeMedical Xpress

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Men’s role in helping women with Alzheimer’s, dementia soars – USA TODAY

August 22, 2012 by  
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Men's role in helping women with Alzheimer's, dementia soars
USA TODAY
She was diagnosed six years ago with Alzheimer's disease, a brain-wasting illness that eventually robs people of their memories and personalities, and interferes with the simplest of tasks. John says his wife is in the early stages. Rather than taking

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New study gives insight into resistance to Alzheimer’s – Chicago Tribune

August 21, 2012 by  
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Chicago Tribune
New study gives insight into resistance to Alzheimer's
Chicago Tribune
Everyone will exhibit some kind of cognitive decline with advancing years. But the idea that we can shield ourselves from the most devastating brain diseases,Alzheimer's disease and dementia, is an intriguing prospect and an area of great interest to
Protection against dementia may run in familiesBioNews

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