Tradition of giving: Alzheimer’s fund honoring Karen Williams set up by Rotary … – The Tand D.com

May 24, 2015 by  
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Tradition of giving: Alzheimer's fund honoring Karen Williams set up by Rotary
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Orangeburg Rotary Club presented of a $10,000 donation to the Regional Medical Center Foundation for the creation of the Karen J. Williams Alzheimer's Fund. Pictured, from left, are Judge Williams' son Charles Williams III, RMC President and CEO Tom …

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Alzheimer’s Patient Won’t Be Charged In Killing – CBS Local

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Alzheimer's Patient Won't Be Charged In Killing
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GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors say they will not file criminal charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in Lakewood. The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office said Friday
Suspect with Alzheimer's deemed 'incompetent'9NEWS.com
Elderly Colorado man deemed incompetent in nursing home killingReuters

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Virtual Dementia Tour offers insight into mind of an Alzheimer’s patient – KCRA Sacramento

May 22, 2015 by  
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Virtual Dementia Tour offers insight into mind of an Alzheimer's patient
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When a loved one is facing a disease, it could be hard to fully understand what they're going through. Now, a device called the "Virtual Dementia Tour" offers insight into the complex mind of an Alzheimer's patient.

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Pat Bowlen’s Daughter ‘Very Protective’ Of Father Following Alzheimer’s Diagnosis – CBS Local

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Pat Bowlen's Daughter 'Very Protective' Of Father Following Alzheimer's Diagnosis
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But last July, he stepped down at age 70 amidst the announcement that he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. For the first time, his daughter shared with CBS4's Brooke Rogers her journey and her hope to make the Alzheimer's fight part of a new kind

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LETTER: Backing sought for Alzheimer’s bill – Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

May 20, 2015 by  
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LETTER: Backing sought for Alzheimer's bill
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The Alzheimer's Association estimates there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and 15.7 million Alzheimer's caregivers. As an Alzheimer's Ambassador, it is my privilege to represent them to our elected officials
Letter: Legislative Focus On Alzheimer'sVirginia Connection Newspapers

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Duke doctors use new tool to solve Alzheimer’s disease – WNCN

May 19, 2015 by  
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Duke doctors use new tool to solve Alzheimer's disease
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Alzheimer's is a debilitating disease that attacks the brain and leaves the body devastated, but a team of local doctors are using a new high-tech tool to fight back. "Just as they say the eyes are the window to the soul, we think the eyes may be the

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Living with Alzheimer’s: A harmonica for Ronnie – BBC News

May 18, 2015 by  
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Living with Alzheimer's: A harmonica for Ronnie
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Ronnie Seymour died earlier this year from Alzheimer's Disease. His son Mark, who documented his father's decline through photographs, describes how playing a harmonica gave a brief reminder of the man they were losing. Ronnie was the steadiest man …

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Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game tackles Alzheimer’s disease – KETV Omaha

May 17, 2015 by  
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Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game tackles Alzheimer's disease
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The teams also raised awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association of Nebraska. The athletes trained for several weeks in preparation for the game. The blondes walked away with the win this year, 46-7. Organizers hold Blonde vs. Brunettes games
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War trauma link to Alzheimer’s eyed – Tribune-Review

May 17, 2015 by  
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War trauma link to Alzheimer's eyed
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For decades, dementia-causing conditions such as Alzheimer's were a mystery, illnesses that couldn't be diagnosed for sure except at post-mortem. The development of advanced PET scans, combined with new tracer dyes means that doctors can now follow …

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Alzheimer’s, dementia caregivers workshop May 29 – Richmond Register

May 17, 2015 by  
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Alzheimer's, dementia caregivers workshop May 29
Richmond Register
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Madison County will host what it bills as a one-of-a-kind workshop Friday evening, May 29, using hands-on techniques to teach how to better connect with and care for people with Alzheimer's and dementia.

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