Report: Rising Alzheimer’s creates strain on caregivers – 10News

September 25, 2013 by  
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Report: Rising Alzheimer's creates strain on caregivers
10News
WASHINGTON – A new report says nearly half of all seniors who need some form of long-term care have dementia. More than 35 million people worldwide, including 5 million in the U.S., are estimated to have Alzheimer's or a similar dementia.
Alzheimer's progression tracked prior to dementiaScience Daily (press release)
Rising Alzheimer's rates create strain on caregiversTimes-Standard
Take steps to delay dementia and Alzheimer's diseaseRavalli Republic
Medscape -Pittsburgh Post Gazette -Healio
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New Alzheimer’s educational series begun in Alma – The Morning Sun

September 25, 2013 by  
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New Alzheimer's educational series begun in Alma
The Morning Sun
A support and educational series for both caregivers as well as those in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or related dementia began Tuesday at Alma's First Presbyterian Church. Newcomers are welcome when the two-hour series continues next 

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Elderly Pinellas man freed from Alzheimer’s unit after I-Team looks at his case – ABC Action News

September 24, 2013 by  
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Elderly Pinellas man freed from Alzheimer's unit after I-Team looks at his case
ABC Action News
A month before his Sunday visit to church in August, Berchau was placed in a locked Alzheimer's unit at the Grand Villa of Pinellas Park. Berchau and his pastor contend Florida's guardianship system has let him down and their complaints about his

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Alzheimer’s caregivers need help, Pa. panel told – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

September 23, 2013 by  
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Alzheimer's caregivers need help, Pa. panel told
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Government and private efforts to find proven ways to treat or cure Alzheimer's patients have accomplished less than anyone hoped thus far, with success on those goals now deemed — at best — to be years away. A succession of speakers at a forum in 
Alzheimer's walk raises $30KBaraboo News Republic
Promising new study in the fight against Alzheimer'sFox News
New scan may diagnose Alzheimer's as brain changes occurKMOV.com
Senior Housing News -natmonitor.com -Barbados Advocate
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Hundreds Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Rochester YNN

September 22, 2013 by  
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Hundreds Walk to End Alzheimer's
Rochester YNN
Hundreds headed to the Granger Homestead & Carriage Museum in Canandaigua Saturday morning to walk in an effort to help put an end to Alzheimers. The walk is held annually to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, research and support.
Steps toward a cure for Alzheimer's (with photos)WBNG-TV
Alzheimer's Walk in Santa Clarita attracts hundredsSanta Clarita Valley Signal
Hundreds Participate In Conway Alzheimer's WalkKARK
Suffolk News-Herald -FOX16.com
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Walk aimed at easing pain of Alzheimer’s – Huntington Herald Dispatch

September 22, 2013 by  
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Walk aimed at easing pain of Alzheimer's
Huntington Herald Dispatch
HUNTINGTON — Even a steady downpour couldn't stop Saturday's Walk to End Alzheimer's because participants know that fighting the disease's effects on people requires determination. That's one of the reasons the Alzheimer's Association hosts the annual 

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New Alzheimer’s Trials Could Lead to Breakthrough for African-Americans, Others – Atlanta Black Star

September 21, 2013 by  
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New Alzheimer's Trials Could Lead to Breakthrough for African-Americans, Others
Atlanta Black Star
Alzheimer's disease will be part of a $45 million effort aimed at finding effective interventions for the degenerative brain disease, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced this week. “As many as 5 million Americans face the challenge of
USC Professors Receive NIH Funding For Clinical Trial Of Alzheimer's DrugThe Beverly Hills Courier
Alzheimer's targeted in $45 M US Government Study GrantProactive Investors USA & Canada

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New Alzheimer’s Trials Could Lead to Breakthrough for African-Americans, Others – Atlanta Black Star

September 21, 2013 by  
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New Alzheimer's Trials Could Lead to Breakthrough for African-Americans, Others
Atlanta Black Star
Alzheimer's disease will be part of a $45 million effort aimed at finding effective interventions for the degenerative brain disease, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced this week. “As many as 5 million Americans face the challenge of
USC Professors Receive NIH Funding For Clinical Trial Of Alzheimer's DrugThe Beverly Hills Courier
Alzheimer's targeted in $45 M US Government Study GrantProactive Investors USA & Canada

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Overwhelming burden, cost of Alzheimer’s to triple, report says – CNN

September 20, 2013 by  
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Overwhelming burden, cost of Alzheimer's to triple, report says
CNN
(CNN) — Karen Garner sometimes catches her husband, Jim, crying in the kitchen of their Virginia home. "All I'm good for now is doing the dishes and the laundry," the former Air Force senior master sergeant complains through his tears. "I want to come
Rising Alzheimer's disease puts strain on caregiversUSA TODAY
Alzheimer's 'epidemic' straining caregiver, community resources: reportMedical Xpress
Alzheimer's cases to triple by 2050, report saysUPI.com (blog)

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Walking to fight Alzheimer’s – Statesboro Herald

September 20, 2013 by  
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Walking to fight Alzheimer's
Statesboro Herald
The 62-year-old Canton, Ga., native, clad in bright yellow and pushing a stroller filled with water and goods, passed through Statesboro as part of a more-than 3,500-mile trek across the United States to raise money and awareness for the Alzheimer's 

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