How to help loved ones with dementia, Alzheimer’s – MyFox Atlanta

July 31, 2013 by  
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How to help loved ones with dementia, Alzheimer's
MyFox Atlanta
Many FOX 5 Atlanta viewers felt a strong connection watching the Newnan community's pain-staking search for 78-year-old Eleanor Alexander, who suffers from dementia, during the last four days. Many viewers have friends and relatives who live with this 
Coweta Woman Found: 78-Year Old With Dementia Covered In Barbed Wire Medical Daily
Coweta Woman Found: 78-year-old Dementia Patient Alive But CriticalNewsmax.com

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Bankers Life and Casualty Company Increases Alzheimer’s Association Support … – Yahoo! News

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Bankers Life and Casualty Company Increases Alzheimer's Association Support
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Bankers' annual Forget Me Not Days® event brought in donations of $326,500 for the Alzheimer's Association, up slightly from 2012. In addition, Bankers – the national life and health insurer focusing on the retirement market – recognized the

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Bacteria in Brains Suggest Alzheimer’s-Gum Disease Link – Bloomberg

July 30, 2013 by  
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Bacteria in Brains Suggest Alzheimer's-Gum Disease Link
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Bacteria linked to gum disease traveled to the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease, suggesting that dental hygiene plays a role in the development of the memory-robbing illness, British researchers said. Signs of the bacterium, known as
Exercise May Be the Best Medicine for Alzheimer's DiseaseScience Daily (press release)
Bacteria That Cause Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer'sPopular Science
Memory slips may be signs of Alzheimer's diseaseTimes-Standard
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Ramona woman strives to end Alzheimer’s by 2020 – Ramona Sentinel

July 29, 2013 by  
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Ramona woman strives to end Alzheimer's by 2020
Ramona Sentinel
Women Against Alzheimer's is the first national network of women in leadership positions working to speed the pace of research and build momentum to end Alzheimer's disease. Their goal is to double the funding currently dedicated to Alzheimer's

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Epileptic Activity May Signal Early Alzheimer’s – Medscape

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Epileptic Activity May Signal Early Alzheimer's
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Seizures and epileptic activity may be more prevalent in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease than was previously recognized, a new study suggests. Careful identification and treatment of epilepsy in such patients may improve their clinical course

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Abnormal Glucose Unrelated to Alzheimer’s Pathology – MedPage Today

July 29, 2013 by  
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Abnormal Glucose Unrelated to Alzheimer's Pathology
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In contrast to previous studies that had suggested a linkage between clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease and dysregulation of glucose metabolism, brain autopsy findings in 197 older individuals showed no correlation with results of oral glucose 
Glucose, insulin measures unrelated to AD pathologyClinical Endocrinology News Digital Network

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Program to focus on middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease – Northwest Herald

July 28, 2013 by  
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Program to focus on middle stage of Alzheimer's disease
Northwest Herald
CRYSTAL LAKE – The Alzheimer's Association-Greater Illinois Chapter's educational program "Living with Alzheimer's: For Middle-Stage Caregivers" will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at Senior Services, 110 W. Woodstock St. In the middle stage of 

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Early-stage social engagement events for Alzheimer’s patients starting in West … – StandardNet

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Early-stage social engagement events for Alzheimer's patients starting in West
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WEST HAVEN — The Alzheimer's Association is launching a program designed to help individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's to get out, get active and get connected with one another through a variety of community-based activities and events.

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Alzheimer’s patients leave legacy through writers group – Seacoastonline.com

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Alzheimer's patients leave legacy through writers group
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Bob O'Keefe, a member of a Legacy Writers Group for those living with Alzheimer's, said he has written this: “I have captured the true meaning of my life in the stories I remember from my past. My plan is to leave these stories for my children to read

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 8 – Beatrice Daily Sun

July 27, 2013 by  
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Walk to End Alzheimer's set for Sept. 8
Beatrice Daily Sun
FAIRBURY – Area residents will have a chance to support the Alzheimer's Association with a Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sunday, Sept. 8. The walk will be held at the Fairbury City Park, with registration beginning at 1:30 p.m. The walk will begin at 2 p.m..

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