Savvy Senior: Music therapy benefits Alzheimer’s patients – Press Herald

August 26, 2013 by  
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Savvy Senior: Music therapy benefits Alzheimer's patients
Press Herald
DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: What can you tell me about music therapy for Alzheimer's patients? I'm helping my dad take care of my 80-year-old mother who has midstage Alzheimer's disease and thought it might be something worth trying. How do we proceed?

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Downtown Riverhead walk to end Alzheimer’s raises more than $27000 – Riverhead LOCAL

August 26, 2013 by  
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Downtown Riverhead walk to end Alzheimer's raises more than $27000
Riverhead LOCAL
Eighteen teams of people participated in the Second Annual Riverhead Walk for Alzheimers downtown this morning. They raised more than $27,000 for the Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center of Bay Shore, which support local medical research and helps 

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Basketball coach to speak at Alzheimer’s breakfast in Newton – Hickory Daily Record

August 25, 2013 by  
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Basketball coach to speak at Alzheimer's breakfast in Newton
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON, N.C. — The public is invited to join the Alzheimer's Association for its “A Reason to Hope” breakfast on Thursday, Sept. 5, at Abernethy Laurels and be a partner in the fight against Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The breakfast

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Thousands participate in Alzheimer’s fundraiser – The Detroit News

August 25, 2013 by  
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Thousands participate in Alzheimer's fundraiser
The Detroit News
“We are here to remember every person who has faced the challenge of Alzeimer's and each of you embodies that commitment,” said Don Rosenberg, chair of the board of directors of the Alzheimer's Association's Michigan chapter, during a ceremony out 
Thousands Turn Out for Tulsa Alzheimer's WalkKTUL

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Rare form of Alzheimer’s marks Austin family – Austin American-Statesman

August 25, 2013 by  
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Rare form of Alzheimer's marks Austin family
Austin American-Statesman
Alzheimer's disease has stalked Paula Acosta Marks of Austin since birth, and now she knows: She will be the last member of her immediate family left to remember what it did to them. Alzheimer's first attacked her mother, whose death in 1982 was

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Why We Can and Must Focus on Preventing Alzheimer’s – Daily Beast

August 24, 2013 by  
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Why We Can and Must Focus on Preventing Alzheimer's
Daily Beast
New research shows that our diet has a significant impact on our neurological health. But why aren't doctors acting to prevent diseases like Alzheimer's, rather than only treating them? Dr. David Perlmutter, author of the new book Grain Brain, on the
Red meat consumption linked to Alzheimer'sFox News
Delayed Alzheimer's diagnosis can harm patients and familiesSioux City Journal
Alzheimer's Disease Fast FactsCNN
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Article sheds new light on differences between normal aging and Alzheimer’s … – News-Medical.net

August 24, 2013 by  
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Article sheds new light on differences between normal aging and Alzheimer's
News-Medical.net
The ability of different regions of the brain to communicate gradually breaks down with aging and in Alzheimer's disease, but there are key differences between these two processes. Some of these differences are reported in a study that compared neural 

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Receptor may aid spread of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s in brain – ScienceBlog.com (blog)

August 24, 2013 by  
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Receptor may aid spread of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in brain
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a way that corrupted, disease-causing proteins spread in the brain, potentially contributing to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and other brain-damaging disorders.

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Alzheimer’s caregivers are different – Hastings Star Gazette

August 23, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's caregivers are different
Hastings Star Gazette
“Each Alzheimer's caregiver has a starting point. Some Alzheimer's caregivers rise to the task at hand as seamlessly as the sun coming up in the morning. Some come kicking and screaming — lamenting their own sad and uncertain fate. In most cases, I 
Registration discount deadline Sept.1 for Alzheimer's caregivers' conferenceTriCities.com
ALZHEIMER'S JOURNEY: Caring for a spouse with dementiaHingham Journal
Homewatch CareGivers offers program to help family members, caregivers The Paper Magazine

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Navidea’s Alzheimer’s imaging agent moves into Phase 3 with Siemens deal … – MedCity News

August 23, 2013 by  
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Navidea's Alzheimer's imaging agent moves into Phase 3 with Siemens deal
MedCity News
brain http://medcitynews.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=238862&action=edit&message=10Radiopharmaceutical developer Navidea Biopharmaceuticals (NYSE:NAVB) is getting some financial support from the NIH for its Alzheimer's diagnostic technology as 

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