Commentary: When dealing with Alzheimer’s, you have to ‘meet them where they … – The Herald-Times (subscription)

December 31, 2014 by  
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Commentary: When dealing with Alzheimer's, you have to 'meet them where they
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A couple years ago my mother was officially diagnosed with Alzheimer's. My siblings and I had noticed earlier that she was getting a little more forgetful, but we all just attributed that to getting older. However, things were getting to the point

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Man runs across country supporting Alzheimer’s Association – whnt.com

December 31, 2014 by  
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Man runs across country supporting Alzheimer's Association
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64-year-old Jack Fussell is running across the country–a total of 2,594 miles. His goal is to raise awareness for the Alzheimer's Association. He started his run November 5 in Georgia, and says everything looks good so far. “Things are going well. I'm

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Police seek help locating SF man with Alzheimer’s – SFGate

December 30, 2014 by  
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Police seek help locating SF man with Alzheimer's
SFGate
Police in San Francisco are asking for the public's help in locating a man who went missing Saturday and suffers from a number of medical conditions, officials said. Gerald Penn, 63, was last seen around 1 p.m. near his home on the 1000 block of Eddy
Western Addition Man With Alzheimer's Disease Missing Since SaturdayThe San Francisco Appeal
63-Year-Old Man With Alzheimer's Disease Missing Since SaturdayKRON 4
Have You Seen This Missing Western Addition Man?SFist

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Lost Memory May Potentially Be Restored: Hope for Alzheimer’s Patients? – Tech Times

December 29, 2014 by  
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Lost Memory May Potentially Be Restored: Hope for Alzheimer's Patients?
Tech Times
Lost memories may not be gone forever, a finding that may offer hope for people suffering early-stage Alzheimer's disease, UCLA researchers say. Most neuroscientists have held that the brain stores memories in the connections between neurons — the …
New Technique Could Help Alzheimer's Sufferers Reverse Brain DamageTasnim News Agency
Memory Loss May Be Temporary: New Theory On Where Memories Are Stored Medical Daily
Restoring memories could be possible in Alzheimer, researchers sayInferse
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NeuroTrack, maker of a super-early Alzheimer’s diagnostic, raises $1M – MedCity News

December 29, 2014 by  
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NeuroTrack, maker of a super-early Alzheimer's diagnostic, raises $1M
MedCity News
By the time Alzheimer's disease is diagnosed in most patients, extensive brain damage has already occurred. Palo Alto startup Neurotrack Technologies is developing a predictive test for the disease: Its computer tool that helps predict Alzheimer's

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Will Playing Alzheimer’s Victim Finally Be An Oscar Game Changer For Julianne … – Deadline.com

December 28, 2014 by  
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Will Playing Alzheimer's Victim Finally Be An Oscar Game Changer For Julianne
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Now she has received two Golden Globe nominations—best actress in a comedy for Maps, as well as best actress in a drama for Still Alice, in which she plays a professor struggling with early-onset Alzheimers. It's a heartbreaking portrayal that already
Film Review: 'Still Alice'The Epoch Times

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Homegrown app eases Alzheimer’s care-giving learning curve – Indianapolis Business Journal

December 28, 2014 by  
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Homegrown app eases Alzheimer's care-giving learning curve
Indianapolis Business Journal
Molly Godby, 39, of Zionsville, is the primary care giver for her mother, who's 74 with Alzheimer's. Her mother was diagnosed at 66. Godby said the most rewarding part of the experience has been learning the meaning of patience and unconditional love.

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Can Alzheimer’s be treated with the arts? Researchers aim to determine the … – Washington Post

December 27, 2014 by  
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Can Alzheimer's be treated with the arts? Researchers aim to determine the
Washington Post
As rock-and-roll fills a sunny recreation room at Birmingham Green in Manassas, residents of the assisted-living facility seem swept up in the music as if by a powerful wind. Brett Sigmundsson, 52, belts out the lyrics of a Beatles tune while dancing

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Alzheimer’s Association to host “Living with Alzheimer’s disease” series – The Polk Fish Wrap

December 27, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's Association to host “Living with Alzheimer's disease” series
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This program will cover information for caregivers of people with early, middle and late-stages of Alzheimer's. Topics covered will include developing a care team, legal and financial planning, coping strategies, care and treatment options

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Alzheimer’s, in the Open – New York Times

December 27, 2014 by  
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Alzheimer's, in the Open
New York Times
I commend Frank Bruni for speaking candidly about his grandmother's battle with Alzheimer's (“Confronting an Ugly Killer,” column, Dec. 16). Raising public awareness about this dreadful disease in mainstream media, books and movies is important. But it

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