Elderly man with Alzheimer’s missing from Washington Heights – Chicago Sun-Times

June 24, 2015 by  
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Elderly man with Alzheimer's missing from Washington Heights
Chicago Sun-Times
An elderly man with advanced Alzheimer's disease has gone missing from the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side. Matthew Vasser, 83, was last seen by his family about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 9000 block of South Marshfield, according to …

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Support research to cure Alzheimer’s – Napa Valley Register

June 24, 2015 by  
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Support research to cure Alzheimer's
Napa Valley Register
As an Alzheimer's Association volunteer, I sincerely thank the Napa County Board of Supervisors for declaring June as “Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month” and June 21 as “The Longest Day” in Napa County with a proclamation issued on June 9.

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Early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis means long goodbye for son – Bismarck Tribune

June 23, 2015 by  
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Early-onset Alzheimer's diagnosis means long goodbye for son
Bismarck Tribune
But a lot of things have changed for Darin and Billy. In just a few short years a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease is robbing the elder Bolken of his memory and leaving the younger one wondering what to do next. Darin grew up the oldest of

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A Racine man invests hours into making his wife with Alzheimer’s happy – Journal Times

June 22, 2015 by  
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A Racine man invests hours into making his wife with Alzheimer's happy
Journal Times
Jerry Ahnen is a caregiver for his wife, Mary, who has Alzheimer's disease. Jerry helps Mary stand and walk. Jerry lives in Racine; Mary lives in an assisted-living facility, Azura Memory Care, 4600 52nd Ave., Kenosha. Jerry visits her every day, and

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Early-onset Alzheimer’s diagnosis means long goodbye for son – Dickinson Press

June 21, 2015 by  
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Early-onset Alzheimer's diagnosis means long goodbye for son
Dickinson Press
Darin is also concerned because of the strong genetic link to early-onset Alzheimer's. According to the National Institute on Aging, most cases of early-onset Alzheimer's disease is inherited, the result of a gene mutation. If a parent has early-onset

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Woman participates in Alzheimer’s research in memory of late husband – KABC-TV

June 20, 2015 by  
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Woman participates in Alzheimer's research in memory of late husband
KABC-TV
To honor Frank's memory, she's enrolled in a study at Huntington Medical Research Institutes to help local scientists find the cause of Alzheimer's disease, to diagnose it decades before symptoms appear. "We have nothing to slow the progress of the

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Study finds music therapy effective in Alzheimer’s patients – KOMO News

June 19, 2015 by  
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Study finds music therapy effective in Alzheimer's patients
KOMO News
LYNNWOOD, Wash. — It's said that music soothes the savage beast, and it turns out a favorite song can also calm the most agitated Alzheimer's patient. Fuzzy memories come into focus when Cora Freeberg hears a familiar song. Music has become an …

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Alzheimer’s Walk event rescheduled because of rain – Victoria Advocate

June 19, 2015 by  
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Alzheimer's Walk event rescheduled because of rain
Victoria Advocate
The event was scheduled for Wednesday as part of the Victoria Generals game against the Acadiana Cane Cutters at Riverside Stadium, but the game was canceled because of inclement weather, said Brandi Ramirez, a client services director with Senior …

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Discovering Life After Alzheimer’s – KTVH

June 19, 2015 by  
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Discovering Life After Alzheimer's
KTVH
Del, a long time rider had to park his bike when his wife Lois fell ill with Alzheimer's. "So for three years i was a full time caregiver for lois and we managed to keep her at home through the whole thing, three years right until the end. And then the

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Alzheimer’s group launches education effort – West Central Tribune

June 18, 2015 by  
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Alzheimer's group launches education effort
West Central Tribune
The effort is part of a statewide initiative, known as ACT on Alzheimer's, whose aim is to equip Minnesota communities for a surge of aging adults with Alzheimer's and other age-related forms of dementia. Strategies developed in participating

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