Retired physician teaching about Alzheimer’s — his own – Chicago Tribune

November 30, 2013 by  
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Retired physician teaching about Alzheimer's — his own
Chicago Tribune
The purpose is twofold: to give the still-active patients an enjoyable and productive activity and to let medical students develop a deeper understanding of Alzheimer's by getting to know someone who has it. It is crucial that they gain such insight

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Ga. man kills wandering Alzheimer’s patient who knocked on door; police say … – Fox News

November 29, 2013 by  
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Ga. man kills wandering Alzheimer's patient who knocked on door; police say
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CHICKAMAUGA, Ga. – Authorities in northwest Georgia say a man shot and killed a 72-year-old who he thought might be an intruder but turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient. Walker County police told the Chattanooga Times Free Press 
Man kills Alzheimer's patient thinking he's a burglarUPI.com

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Philadelphia Police Looking For Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s – CBS Local

November 29, 2013 by  
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Philadelphia Police Looking For Missing Woman With Alzheimer's
CBS Local
Burns has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and police say she may be confused about her surroundings. She is familiar with Broad Street and has been to the stadium area, but she has trouble communicating. Burns is described as a 67-year-old white 
Alzheimer's patient missing after visit to Philadelphia6abc.com
Woman Missing From South Philly Found After Anxious SearchMyFox Philadelphia

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Wandering man with Alzheimer’s shot, killed in Walker County – Chattanooga Times Free Press

November 28, 2013 by  
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Wandering man with Alzheimer's shot, killed in Walker County
Chattanooga Times Free Press
An Ooltewah man who shot and killed what he thought was a middle-of-the-night prowler — actually a 72-year-old man with advanced Alzheimer's disease — Wednesday in Walker County, Ga., hasn't been charged but he might be later, authorities said.
Shooting Victim Identified as Alzheimer's PatientWTVC
No Charges Expected To Be Charged Against Homeowner Who Shot The Chattanoogan
Alzheimer's patient shot to death in Chickamauga, mistaken for prowlerWRCB-TV

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Tentative molecular link between head injury and Alzheimer’s – Medical News Today

November 28, 2013 by  
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Tentative molecular link between head injury and Alzheimer's
Medical News Today
Using a powerful laser imaging technique, a study led by the University of Cambridge in the UK shows how tiny pieces of a protein linked with Alzheimer's Disease could be the start of a process that leads to the onset and spread of the disease.
Protein released from cells triggers chain reactions that could cause Medical Xpress
If diabetes causes Alzheimer's, we can beat itNew Scientist

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Research and Markets: PharmaPoint: Alzheimer’s Disease – Current and Future … – 4-traders (press release)

November 27, 2013 by  
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Research and Markets: PharmaPoint: Alzheimer's Disease – Current and Future
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PharmaPoint: Alzheimer's Disease – Current and Future Players. The report is a vital source of up-to-date information with in-depth analysis on the companies in the rapidly growing Alzheimer's Disease Market. The report identifies and analyses the key 
Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics Market to 2019 – New ReportClickPress (press release)

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Author shares experience with Alzheimer’s at fund-raiser – Your Houston News

November 27, 2013 by  
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Author shares experience with Alzheimer's at fund-raiser
Your Houston News
Bestselling author Raymond Benson was keynote speaker at the Alzheimer's Association, Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter's Family Portrait Luncheon on Thursday, November 21, which raised $205,790 for the Alzheimer's Association. Benson shared 

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Missing man with Alzheimer’s found – Janesville Gazette

November 27, 2013 by  
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Missing man with Alzheimer's found
Janesville Gazette
EDGERTON—The missing man with Alzheimer's last seen after dropping his spouse off at a grocery store in Edgerton has been found, according to a spokeswoman at the Rock County Communications Center. “They found him, he's fine and Edgerton police 

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Finding Holiday Gifts for People with Alzheimer’s Just Got a Whole Lot Easier – PR Web (press release)

November 26, 2013 by  
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Finding Holiday Gifts for People with Alzheimer's Just Got a Whole Lot Easier
PR Web (press release)
Selecting the ideal Christmas or Hanukkah gift for Grandma may always have been a challenge, but what if Grandma also has Alzheimer's disease or another dementia? There are more than five million people living with Alzheimer's in the U.S., and their 

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Keeping holidays happy when a loved one has Alzheimer’s – WBOC TV 16

November 26, 2013 by  
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Keeping holidays happy when a loved one has Alzheimer's
WBOC TV 16
24, 2013 (HealthDay News) — The holidays can be a difficult time when a loved one has Alzheimer's disease, but there are ways to keep the season happy and memorable, an expert says. "Making some minor adjustments to your family traditions, caregivers 

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