Latest facts and figures show dementia and Alzheimer’s affect women the most – KLEW

March 28, 2014 by  
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Elliot Lake Standard
Latest facts and figures show dementia and Alzheimer's affect women the most
KLEW
MOSCOW, ID – According to the latest facts and figures from the Alzheimer's Association, more than five-million people are living with the disease and that number is expected to increase rapidly as the baby boomer generation ages. Reporter Rachel
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Alzheimer's Society Westmeath: Dementia Information EveningWestmeath Examiner
A caregiver's adviceShelby County Reporter
Telegraph.co.uk
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State investigating death in Fort Worth Alzheimer’s care facility – Fort Worth Star Telegram

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State investigating death in Fort Worth Alzheimer's care facility
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The facility is licensed by the state as a small/large Class B Assisted Living facility for those with Alzheimer's or related disorders. DADS records show no state standard violations were noted at the facility during inspections conducted for the

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How A New Alzheimer’s Test Could Kill Long-Term Care Insurance — Or Make It … – Forbes

March 27, 2014 by  
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How A New Alzheimer's Test Could Kill Long-Term Care Insurance — Or Make It
Forbes
A team of researchers at Georgetown University and six other medical centers has developed a simple blood test they say can predict, with 90 percent accuracy, whether an individual will develop Alzheimer's Disease within 2-3 years. If it works as
Health Affairs Briefing: Long Reach Of Alzheimer's DiseaseHealth Affairs (blog)
Dr. Norman Foster: Alzheimer TestingKUTV 2News
USPSTF: No to Routine Screening for Cognitive ImpairmentMedscape
Medical Xpress -BioNews Texas
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Is Romance An Option When Your Spouse Has Alzheimer’s Disease? – WBUR

March 27, 2014 by  
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Is Romance An Option When Your Spouse Has Alzheimer's Disease?
WBUR
The baby boomer generation is beginning to confront Alzheimer's disease, and for some people that may mean losing a spouse to a disease that robs them of their memory and ultimately their identity. What happens when your partner is no longer the person …

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The Alzheimer’s Epidemic Hits Women Hardest — And In The Workplace – Forbes

March 26, 2014 by  
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The Alzheimer's Epidemic Hits Women Hardest — And In The Workplace
Forbes
Of the more than 15 million Americans caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia, 63 percent are women. Almost half of them report increased stress — twice the rate of men who are caregiving for someone with dementia. Studies by the National 
Expert panel says “no” to widespread testing for Alzheimer's, dementiaHarvard Health Publications (blog)
Alzheimer's Disease Fast Facts12NewsNow.Com
Up to 80 per cent of dementia patients in aged care facilities restrained with ABC Online
AARP News (blog) -Reduced Mobility Rights -The Guardian
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Alzheimer’s Association offers grant to caregivers – Beatrice Daily Sun

March 26, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's Association offers grant to caregivers
Beatrice Daily Sun
The Alzheimer's Association's Respite Care Assistance Program is offering relief to caregivers. The purpose of the program is to give family caregivers time to get out of the house to run errands, visit friends or simply to rest. While the Program will

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Drug offers hope for Alzheimer’s prevention – Palm Beach Post

March 25, 2014 by  
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Drug offers hope for Alzheimer's prevention
Palm Beach Post
With every passing year, increasing numbers of baby boomers move into the demographic — 65 and older — that puts them in the cross hairs of Alzheimer's disease. And, not surprisingly, our senior-citizen-heavy state has one of the highest

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Music helps those with Alzheimers, dementia connect with loved ones – WJLA

March 25, 2014 by  
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Music helps those with Alzheimers, dementia connect with loved ones
WJLA
Kielman explained that Alzheimers patients may not remember what happened minutes ago, but memories from their youth often remain vivid — including music from that time. "You are imprinted with music between [ages] 17 to 20," Kielman said,. The goal

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Alzheimer’s threat grows – Scranton Times-Tribune

March 24, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's threat grows
Scranton Times-Tribune
Alzheimer's disease is a scourge that grows in public awareness as the population ages and more people are exposed to its debilitating effects. That's why Congress and the administration agreed this year to increase the appropriation for Alzheimer's 

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A dementia that rivals Alzheimer’s strikes before age 65 – NBCNews.com

March 24, 2014 by  
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A dementia that rivals Alzheimer's strikes before age 65
NBCNews.com
PRODUCTIONS · NBC Learn · Next Steps For Vets · Parent Toolkit · nbcnews · home · latest · search. 283 days. Health. Often confused with Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, is a brain disorder that strikes people in their 50s and 60s.

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