Husband puts off retirement to afford wife’s Alzheimer’s care – CBS News

March 31, 2016 by  
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Husband puts off retirement to afford wife's Alzheimer's care
CBS News
Nearly 16 million Americans are caring for a family member or friend who has Alzheimer's disease, a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and the ability to carry out simple tasks. A new study looked at the sacrifices unpaid caregivers are making
Alzheimer's affects 270000 in Pa., stealing both memories and financial securityPennLive.com
Alzheimer's caregivers helped in River RegionMontgomery Advertiser
Alzheimer's caregivers give up food, medication, education, report saysCNN
WATE 6 On Your Side -WFMJ
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New information shows toll on Alzheimer’s caretakers – KSDK.com

March 30, 2016 by  
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New information shows toll on Alzheimer's caretakers
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According to a release from the Alzheimer's Association, the impact on care contributors — direct caregivers and/or people who contribute financially to the care of someone with Alzheimer's — can affect money, food and personal health. In addition to …
The study concludes that caretakers encounter an average loss of $15000 annually nation wide.Binghamton Homepage

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Alzheimer’s reaches community youth – Montgomery Advertiser

March 29, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's reaches community youth
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“I was 15 when my dad died, and 20 years ago, nobody talked about it,” said Richardson, 34, and who was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's in 2012. “There was a really bad stigma attached to it, so all I knew as a child growing up was that he was

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Addition by subtraction: Do the math of Alzheimer’s – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

March 28, 2016 by  
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Addition by subtraction: Do the math of Alzheimer's
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And, as a February Time magazine article “Alzheimer's From a New Angle'” explained, “The stakes couldn't be higher … In the U.S., one-third of Americans over 85 are already affected by Alzheimer's. Globally, nearly 50 million people are living with

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Alzheimer’s Q&A: What is the difference between grey and white matter in the brain? – The Advocate

March 27, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's Q&A: What is the difference between grey and white matter in the brain?
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In early or younger onset Alzheimer's disease and atypical Alzheimer's disease, the deterioration of white matter could be an early marker that precedes grey matter atrophy. White matter lesions from damaged white matter in the brains of elderly
Planning for Easter With Alzheimer'sHuffington Post
Putting the pieces together on how to cure Alzheimer'sIPWatchdog.com
Practical tips help Alzheimer's patient, caregiverWaterbury Republican American

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Glen Campbell is so ravaged by Alzheimer’s he doesn’t know what a guitar is for – Daily Mail

March 26, 2016 by  
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Glen Campbell is so ravaged by Alzheimer's he doesn't know what a guitar is for
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Country music legend Glenn Campbell is now so stricken with Alzheimer's he has lost 'muscle memory' in his hands and doesn't seem to recognise a guitar. The 79-year-old star behind hits like Rhinestone Cowboy and Gentle On My Mind was diagnosed six …
Alzheimer's ravages country star Glen Cambell, can't play guitarDigital Journal

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Dallas Alzheimer’s patient seeks delay to appeal $125000 in fees on failed home sale – Dallas Morning News (blog)

March 25, 2016 by  
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Dallas Alzheimer's patient seeks delay to appeal $125000 in fees on failed home sale
Dallas Morning News (blog)
An Alzheimer's patient's family has asked the Texas Supreme Court for more time to appeal an order to pay more than $125,000 in fees to a real estate firm over a failed deal to sell her house in Uptown Dallas.. Ruth Sanders, 93, had until midnight
Losing her memories to Alzheimer's and battle to save home from brokerage firmNorthdallasgazette

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Discovery could lead to improved cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients and the elderly – ConsumerAffairs

March 24, 2016 by  
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Discovery could lead to improved cognitive function in Alzheimer's patients and the elderly
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Photo (c) Markus Mainka – Fotolia The threat of Alzheimer's disease continues to weigh heavily on nations across the world. An increasing number of people will soon reach the age where the disease may start to affect them, and experts believe that

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Spanish Alzheimer’s support class in Las Cruces – Deming Headlight

March 24, 2016 by  
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Spanish Alzheimer's support class in Las Cruces
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The workshop will provide a basic understanding of the necessary skills and attitudes to manage the needs and challenges of an individual with Alzheimer's disease. But “Cuidando Con Respeto” is more than just a Spanish-language “Savvy Caregiver”.

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Join in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease – Packet Online

March 24, 2016 by  
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Join in the fight against Alzheimer's disease
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As the Alzheimer's Congressional Ambassador to Congressman Leonard Lance, I am very gratified that Congress voted for a historic $350 million budget increase to continue research to find a cure for Alzheimer's. Those of us who have seen firsthand the …
Alzheimer's Association Exec Seeks Congressional SupportMemphis Daily News (blog)

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