Helping loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease – WBNG-TV

March 23, 2013 by  
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Helping loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease
WBNG-TV
Binghamton, NY (WBNG BInghamton) For the past 12 years, Helen Bannon has been working with people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Willow Point Nursing Home. Bannon said she loves her job and the people with whom she works.
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Alzheimer’s group to open office here – The Lawton Constitution

March 23, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's group to open office here
The Lawton Constitution
The Alzheimer's Association will open an office in Southwest Oklahoma this summer, years earlier than planned, thanks to a $150,000 grant from the Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma and the buy-in from the local community. Friday morning at Lawton's City

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Brooklyn woman, 74, with Alzheimer’s denied rent subsidy over NYCHA form – New York Daily News

March 22, 2013 by  
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Brooklyn woman, 74, with Alzheimer's denied rent subsidy over NYCHA form
New York Daily News
A 74-year-old Brooklyn woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease and unable to sign paperwork has been threatened with the termination of a rent subsidy by heartless bureaucrats at the city Housing Authority, a lawsuit says. Legal advocates for Luz

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Utah sheriff proposes ankle monitors for Alzheimer’s – Salt Lake Tribune

March 21, 2013 by  
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Utah sheriff proposes ankle monitors for Alzheimer's
Salt Lake Tribune
A northern Utah sheriff's office is floating a unique and unproven idea for keeping seniors with Alzheimer's disease and dementia safe: Give them ankle monitors normally used on criminals on house arrest or parole. There are no shortage of private

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Alzheimer’s Deaths Continue to Rise in US, New Report Shows – CBS Local

March 21, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's Deaths Continue to Rise in US, New Report Shows
CBS Local
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – Did you know that Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States — more than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined? That's according to recently released facts and figures by the Alzheimer's Association.

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Alzheimer’s Cases and Deaths On the Rise – WSIL TV

March 21, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's Cases and Deaths On the Rise
WSIL TV
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS — A new report is putting a renewed focus on Alzheimer's and the growing number of people battling the disease. More than five million people are currently living with Alzheimer's. If the rate continues, 16 million Americans could

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Alzheimer’s takes toll on caregivers – Daily Press

March 20, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers
Daily Press
Much of the care for Alzheimer's patients, particularly in its early stages, is undertaken by family members. The rising numbers of those with the disease — one in three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia — is putting a steadily
Caregivers build caring connections at annual conferenceSouthwest Times

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Alzheimer’s ‘Epidemic’ Now A Deadlier Threat To Elderly – NPR (blog)

March 19, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's 'Epidemic' Now A Deadlier Threat To Elderly
NPR (blog)
One reason Alzheimer's deaths are going up is that deaths from other causes, like heart disease and prostate cancer, are going down, Carrillo says. "We're living longer," she says, "and unfortunately age is still the greatest risk factor for Alzheimer
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Quest 5-in-1 Demential Test May Help Rule Out Alzheimer’s – Bloomberg

March 18, 2013 by  
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Quest 5-in-1 Demential Test May Help Rule Out Alzheimer's
Bloomberg
As Baby Boomers age, those everyday questions of life — Where are the car keys? What was her name again? — are increasingly followed by another: Can this be Alzheimer's disease? Today, Quest Diagnostics Inc. (DGX), in the midst of a company

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Nashua Crossings planning new Alzheimer’s wing – The Union Leader

March 18, 2013 by  
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Nashua Crossings planning new Alzheimer's wing
The Union Leader
NASHUA – Major expansion plans are being proposed for an assisted living facility on West Hollis Street, designed to accommodate individuals with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. "A 20-unit wing specifically for Alzheimer's patients is being planned

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