Polk County Alzheimer’s Advocates Hope Funding Survives Veto – The Ledger

May 26, 2014 by  
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Polk County Alzheimer's Advocates Hope Funding Survives Veto
The Ledger
A $250,000 appropriation in the state's budget is for a replacement for the Memory Mobile, and there is concern that Gov. Rick Scott might veto the spending. The Alzheimer's Association uses the vehicle to provide screenings for residents in rural

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Is It Alzheimer’s Or Normal Aging? New Test May Soon Tell Whether Your … – Medical Daily

May 25, 2014 by  
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Medical Daily
Is It Alzheimer's Or Normal Aging? New Test May Soon Tell Whether Your
Medical Daily
Your grandparents and parents may have been fitter and healthier because they spent more of their income on food than you do. According to new research, the availability of cheap, high-calorie food is perhaps the biggest contributor to being overweight

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Gurnee approves assisted-living facility for Alzheimer’s, other dementia clients – Chicago Daily Herald

May 24, 2014 by  
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Gurnee approves assisted-living facility for Alzheimer's, other dementia clients
Chicago Daily Herald
Gurnee was selected for the Autumn Leaves because there are no facilities in the immediate area offering assisted living to clients with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, according to LaSalle Group. Trustees recently voted 6-0 in favor of

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The Drug That Could Reverse Alzheimer’s – Daily Beast

May 24, 2014 by  
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The Drug That Could Reverse Alzheimer's
Daily Beast
Additionally, in mice, the treatment reduced inflammation in parts of the brain that are associated with memory and learning, according to a study led by Susan Farr of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's

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OPTICAL POINT-OF-CARE DIAGNOSTICS: Noninvasive approach to … – BioOptics World

May 24, 2014 by  
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OPTICAL POINT-OF-CARE DIAGNOSTICS: Noninvasive approach to
BioOptics World
"Our vision is to change the course of Alzheimer's disease by enabling early diagnosis at the point of care," Paul Hartung, president and CEO of Cognoptix (Acton, MA) told analysts at the 9th Annual Lux Executive Summit: Seizing the Innovation

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Is There Hope In A Bottle? – Forbes

May 23, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's and Dementia: Is There Hope In A Bottle?
Forbes
A older person hears the diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and is devastated. Family hears it and is in denial. Everyone feels compelled to “do something” about dementia. They want to fight it. They want to make it go away or slow down or get better.

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Alzheimer’s informational breakfast raises $18000 for research – IdahoOnYourSide.com

May 23, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's informational breakfast raises $18000 for research
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Organizers not only raised nearly $18,000 for the Alzheimer's Association, but helped inform the community about how the money helps fund research to combat the disease. For more information visit here. Facebook share · Twitter tweet · Google +1

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Rancho Mirage family spreads Alzheimer’s awareness – The Desert Sun

May 23, 2014 by  
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Rancho Mirage family spreads Alzheimer's awareness
The Desert Sun
Marshall Gelfand of Rancho Mirage, along with his daughter and chair of the fund, Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns, traveled to Washington, D.C., last month to accept the Alzheimer's Association's Sargent and Eunice Shriver Profiles in Dignity Award.

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Senior Focus: Dementia not necessarily Alzheimer’s – STLtoday.com

May 22, 2014 by  
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Senior Focus: Dementia not necessarily Alzheimer's
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After Alzheimer's disease, Lewy-Body dementia is probably the most common cause of dementia. It tends to be associated with unusual behaviors and memory as well as an ability to pay attention that fluctuates throughout the day. Patients who have …
Alzheimer's research 'needs new strategy'BBC News
Axol greases wheels of ethical Alzheimer's researchBusiness Weekly
Lost sense of smell may signal Alzheimer'sHerald.ie
Times of Malta
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Alzheimer’s takes our dignity along with the memories – witf.org

May 21, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's takes our dignity along with the memories
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My sister and I, as well as our spouses, have learned much about Alzheimer's over the past few years. From the research I've done while producing a half dozen talk shows that focused on Alzheimer's, I thought I had a decent knowledge of the disease and …

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