Organization’s existence comes from family’s experience with Alzheimer’s – Herald & Review

December 24, 2015 by  
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Organization's existence comes from family's experience with Alzheimer's
Herald & Review
Amy Sobrino attended a Walk to End Alzheimer's event in Edwardsville her first year of college and had an epiphany. Sobrino had grown up with a grandmother with Alzheimer's, and joined the rest of her family as a caregiver when she was old enough.

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Clinton applauds activists in Bettendorf, vows Alzheimer’s funding – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

December 23, 2015 by  
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Clinton applauds activists in Bettendorf, vows Alzheimer's funding
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Hillary Clinton arrives at the United Steelworkers Union on Tuesday night in Bettendorf, to huge applause. Clinton thanked precinct captains and volunteers who have made calls and knocked on doors on behalf of her campaign. (Louis Brems/Quad-City …

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Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers share holiday tips to avoid distress – Orlando Sentinel

December 22, 2015 by  
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Alzheimer's patients and caregivers share holiday tips to avoid distress
Orlando Sentinel
For those with Alzheimer's, the holiday season can bring distress, experts say. The twinkle of Christmas lights and shuffle of a church service might sooner trigger anxiety than good cheer. The constant flow of extended family into the home might

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State Awards $2.35 Million to Improve Access to Alzheimer’s Care Across Finger … – University of Rochester Newsroom

December 22, 2015 by  
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State Awards $2.35 Million to Improve Access to Alzheimer's Care Across Finger
University of Rochester Newsroom
Under the leadership of associate professor of Psychiatry Carol Podgorski, Ph.D., the project aims to create an accessible, integrated system from which patients and families across the Finger Lakes region can receive comprehensive Alzheimer's disease …

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Scamming Alzheimer’s – Patriot Post

December 21, 2015 by  
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Scamming Alzheimer's
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The worst of the worst are the vermin that prey on families whose loved ones suffer from dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's and the many varied forms of dementia are today claiming more people than at any time in the history of the disease.
Improving brain's garbage disposal may slow Alzheimer's and other EurekAlert (press release)
Research: Drinking may slow Alzheimer's diseasePueblo Chieftain
Letter: Raise your voice for Alzheimer's fundingSalt Lake Tribune

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AG’s office involved in homicide investigation of Alzheimer’s patient – WHIO

December 21, 2015 by  
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AG's office involved in homicide investigation of Alzheimer's patient
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A homicide investigation of an Alzheimer's patient staying at a Miami Twp. facility now involves the Ohio Attorney General's Office. Police said they met with the AG's office last week about the death of Robert Winfield. Police said the 80-year-old

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Letter to the editor: Thomas urges Alzheimer’s research – The Daily News Journal

December 20, 2015 by  
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Letter to the editor: Thomas urges Alzheimer's research
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Support Alzheimer's research. Alzheimer's is the only leading cause of death among the Top 10 in the U.S. without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression — yet. In addition to the human toll of the disease on the more than 5 million

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EXCHANGE: New library center devoted to Alzheimer’s support – Lexington Herald Leader

December 20, 2015 by  
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EXCHANGE: New library center devoted to Alzheimer's support
Lexington Herald Leader
The mother and daughter team have formed the Effingham Area Alzheimer's Awareness group with one goal to erase the stigma associated with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia. Linus Nosbisch, brother-in-law and uncle of the founders, said that …

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Can The Immune System Trigger Alzheimer’s Disease? – Brain Blogger (blog)

December 19, 2015 by  
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Can The Immune System Trigger Alzheimer's Disease?
Brain Blogger (blog)
The amyloid hypothesis has been central to Alzheimer's research for the last decades. It postulates that Alzheimer's disease derives from the accumulation of the amyloid-beta peptide (A-beta), leading to the deposition of neurofibrillary tangles, made
MIND diet reduces Alzheimer's disease risk by 53 percentBel Marra Health

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High Stress Levels Can Dramatically Increase Your Risk For Alzheimer’s – Huffington Post

December 18, 2015 by  
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High Stress Levels Can Dramatically Increase Your Risk For Alzheimer's
Huffington Post
And according to new research, high stress levels late in life can contribute significantly to the development of Alzheimer's disease. Neurologists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System in New York found that older adults
Research: Continual Stress Can Result in Early Alzheimer'sObserver

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