Unprecedented Recovery Documented in 10 Early-stage Alzheimer’s Patients – Big Think (blog)

June 30, 2016 by  
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Unprecedented Recovery Documented in 10 Early-stage Alzheimer's Patients
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Patients knowing they are going to progressively lose their minds, functionality, and their very lives, must somehow learn to live with the horrifying diagnosis of Alzheimer's. Meanwhile their families shoulder the burden of care, and the anguish of

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Pat Summitt: Always brave while facing Alzheimer’s, her toughest opponent – whnt.com

June 30, 2016 by  
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Pat Summitt: Always brave while facing Alzheimer's, her toughest opponent
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – She was going to keep fighting, she vowed six years ago when the news broke. She couldn't keep coaching, but it wasn't going to stop her from living. She'd work puzzles on her iPad, to keep her mind sharp. She'd stay active. But Pat …
Basketball Legend Pat Summitt's Death Points to Ravages of Early Alzheimer'sSanta Maria Times (subscription)
Upstate Alzheimer's chapter remembers Pat SummittLive 5 News

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Alzheimer’s disease diagnosed in younger patients – 12news.com

June 29, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's disease diagnosed in younger patients
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Sabbagh is the Director of the Alzheimer's division at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. He said the number of patients diagnosed with dementia who are under the age of 65, stands at around 1 in 20. Not that common, but the circumstances that

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Pretty in purple: Advocates light up the town for Alzheimer’s – Sun Sentinel

June 28, 2016 by  
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Pretty in purple: Advocates light up the town for Alzheimer's
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The Jupiter Inlet lighthouse is one of the more than 20 buildings or prominent places wrapped in a purple haze during the last week of June for Alzheimer's disease awareness. The lighting was part of the Paint the Town Purple campaign put on by the …

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Lancaster boy sells lemonade, baked goods to raise money for Alzheimer’s Disease – wivb.com

June 27, 2016 by  
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Lancaster boy sells lemonade, baked goods to raise money for Alzheimer's Disease
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After losing his grandfather to the disease, the boy is fighting Alzheimer's one cup of lemonade at a time. Cup by cup, 11-year-old Jacob Oberg is working to raise money and to get the word out about Alzheimer's. Jacob said, “I don't want anyone else's …

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Flash mob is beginning of Alzheimer’s education – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

June 26, 2016 by  
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Flash mob is beginning of Alzheimer's education
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But it's a flash mob with a purpose. The Santa Clarita Valley Alzheimer's Awareness Project is gathering people in an effort to help raise awareness about alzheimer's disease. The performance allows those involved in SCV Alzheimer's Awareness Project

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GRPD searching for missing man with Alzheimer’s – WOODTV.com

June 25, 2016 by  
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GRPD searching for missing man with Alzheimer's
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(WOOD) — Grand Rapids police are asking for the public's help locating a missing man who has Alzheimer's disease. Gilberto Rodriquez, who is 5-foot-6 and weighs 170 pounds, walked away from his home in the 900 block of Bridge Street NW around 9 p.m. …
Grand Rapids police searching for missing man with AlzheimersWWMT-TV

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4 Seniors: How one diet can help prevent Alzheimer’s – kfor.com

June 24, 2016 by  
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4 Seniors: How one diet can help prevent Alzheimer's
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Research has found that the MIND diet can have a profound impact on your brain health as your age and can even lower your risk of getting Alzheimer's disease. The MIND diet stands for “Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay.”.

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Fight Alzheimer’s – Miami Herald

June 23, 2016 by  
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Fight Alzheimer's
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More than 510,000 Floridians have Alzheimer's, and more than 1 million Floridians serve as their caregivers. While many know someone with Alzheimer's disease, not everyone knows how to make a difference. June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness …
Group hatches state Alzheimer's planDaily Inter Lake
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Alzheimer’s art classes offer respite for caregivers, too – Columbus Dispatch

June 22, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's art classes offer respite for caregivers, too
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"That's why they made paper towels," chimed in Debra Fink Bachelder, a gerontologist and master instructional artist who leads the equal parts art, socialization and respite program for about a half-dozen Union County residents with Alzheimer's disease

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