Md. Politician Shares His Wife’s Struggle With Alzheimer’s – CBS Local

February 28, 2013 by  
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Md. Politician Shares His Wife's Struggle With Alzheimer's
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Christa Beverly, his wife and political partner of 30 years, has been slowly losing her memory. She was just 48 and in the prime of her life when she learned the devastating diagnosis: Alzheimer's disease—something most people don't get until their 80s.

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Young Adults Begin to Raise Alzheimer’s Awareness – The Charlottesville Newsplex

February 27, 2013 by  
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Young Adults Begin to Raise Alzheimer's Awareness
The Charlottesville Newsplex
"I feel like, as a daughter, it's my duty to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and I'm sure there's many people out there, my age or older, that feel the same way, feel like they should somehow contribute back and express their stories and how they've

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Alzheimer’s Bills Go Before Legislators – KOLO

February 27, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's Bills Go Before Legislators
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CARSON CITY, NV – The Alzheimer's Association was lobbying legislators Tuesday, as several bills related to the disease were considered at hearings. Jerry Purdy said he was diagnosed with a mild cognitive impairment several years ago. "They have a

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Sigma Kappa goes “all in” for Alzheimer’s – The Auburn Plainsman

February 27, 2013 by  
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Sigma Kappa goes “all in” for Alzheimer's
The Auburn Plainsman
“It goes to the Sigma Kappa Foundation which then donates money to different philanthropies that Sigma Kappa supports and the main one is Alzheimer's research,” said Madison Clark, president of Sigma Kappa. “It also goes to the Maine Sea Coast mission

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Financial Professionals Need To Get Ready For A Wave Of Clients With … – Business Insider

February 26, 2013 by  
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Financial Professionals Need To Get Ready For A Wave Of Clients With
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As cognitive functions decline people with Alzheimer's struggle with financial tasks. "One of the first skills to decline is the high-level function required to accomplish financial tasks such as paying bills, balancing a checkbook or reading a

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UNC Study: Alzheimer’s Vulnerability May Begin At Infancy – Chapelboro.com

February 25, 2013 by  
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UNC Study: Alzheimer's Vulnerability May Begin At Infancy
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CHAPEL HILL- A team of UNC researchers recently conducted a study that could be instrumental in finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease—and even though the illness is typically associated with older adults, her work involved studying the human brain

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Kimera hosts best-acting supporters – OCRegister

February 25, 2013 by  
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Kimera hosts best-acting supporters
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Guests strolled a red carpet stretching from the front walkway through the entrance, posed for photos at a media wall and sipped tray-passed Champagne. It was a glamorous night at Kimera's Oscar party in Irvine to benefit the Alzheimer's Association

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Missing Bellevue Man, 85, With Alzheimers Located in Oregon – Patch.com

February 24, 2013 by  
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Missing Bellevue Man, 85, With Alzheimers Located in Oregon
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Guy Lewis, the 85-year-old Bellevue man with Alzheimer's disease reported missing Friday morning, was located Saturday more than 400 miles away, in Ontario, OR, according to the Bellevue Police Department. Police officers in Oregon located him,
Police: Missing Bellevue man found safe in OregonKOMO News
Bellevue Pollice seek missing manBellevue Reporter
Missing Bellevue man found in OregonThe Seattle Times (blog)

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Psychiatrist hopes book helps Alzheimer’s drug – El Paso Times

February 24, 2013 by  
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Psychiatrist hopes book helps Alzheimer's drug
El Paso Times
Donald Moss has been trying for the past 30 years to offer Alzheimer's patients a simple and inexpensive drug that he says enhances their quality of life. Moss, a retired psychology professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, said he discovered as

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For Stony Brook doctors potential Alzheimer’s clue in MRI – Newsday

February 23, 2013 by  
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For Stony Brook doctors potential Alzheimer's clue in MRI
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Doctors who've figured out how to image the brain's waste-disposal system think they may have stumbled upon a potential way to diagnose Alzheimer's and other dementias — possibly years before the diseases ensue. Stony Brook doctors have mapped the

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