New Anchorage ‘social club’ cares for those with Alzheimer’s – Alaska Dispatch News

October 31, 2016 by  
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New Anchorage 'social club' cares for those with Alzheimer's
Alaska Dispatch News
Kori Mateaki opened Turnagain Social Club — a new adult day-services facility — because she said she saw a need for a social gathering place for the elderly where staff also cared for people with degenerative disorders like Alzheimer's disease. The

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3 Controversial Decisions Alzheimer’s Caregivers Must Face – Huffington Post

October 31, 2016 by  
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3 Controversial Decisions Alzheimer's Caregivers Must Face
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When loved ones with Alzheimer's exhibit one or more of these it's time to get them to stop driving. This will be one of the most difficult actions you will ever have to do. We all cherish the independence of being able to drive anywhere we want – any

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Alzheimer’s center still closed in Golden Gate – Naples Daily News

October 30, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's center still closed in Golden Gate
Naples Daily News
The consequence is the center, which had been providing services each day to an average of 30 adults with Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders, has to apply for a new license, according to the state Agency for Healthcare Administration.

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Alzheimer’s fundraiser planned – Athens Daily Review

October 29, 2016 by  
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Alzheimer's fundraiser planned
Athens Daily Review
The advance of Alzheimer's disease is heartbreaking for loved ones who face the challenge of caring for those stricken by its effects. The Alzheimer's Coalition of Henderson County was formed to provide support services for caregivers affected by the

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NRV Walk expects to bring in nearly $60000 for Alzheimer’s Research – WDBJ7

October 29, 2016 by  
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NRV Walk expects to bring in nearly $60000 for Alzheimer's Research
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NRV Walk to End Alzheimer's Committee Member Kara Maneval explained, "The age population here in general, there's a lot of older people and Alzheimer's affects 1 in every 3 people over the age of 60. It's also the sixth leading cause of death and the

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Cholesterol Trafficking Takes a Hit in Alzheimer’s Neurons – Alzforum

October 29, 2016 by  
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Cholesterol Trafficking Takes a Hit in Alzheimer's Neurons
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Numerous studies have found defects in endocytosis in Alzheimer's disease. A paper in the October 11 Cell Reports adds a new twist, reporting that induced human neurons carrying familial AD mutations poorly take up amyloid precursor protein (APP) and …

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Compelled by his father’s memory, Brendan Shanahan drives fight against Alzheimer’s – Sports Illustrated

October 28, 2016 by  
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Compelled by his father's memory, Brendan Shanahan drives fight against Alzheimer's
Sports Illustrated
When Donal Shanahan died in 1990 of Alzheimer's Disease, the most common form of dementia by far, his youngest of four children—all sons—was in his third season with the Devils. Five years prior, at age 16, Brendan had left their Ontario home for

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Hundreds expected to walk to fight against Alzheimer’s – douglascountysentinel

October 28, 2016 by  
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Hundreds expected to walk to fight against Alzheimer's
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Hundreds expected to walk to fight against Alzheimer's. 24 min ago; 0. The Alzheimer's Association, Georgia Chapter, is projecting that 350 people, many dressed in purple, will participate Saturday in a three-mile walk to raise awareness and funds to
Commentary: Without substantial federal investment, effort to end Alzheimer's just an empty promiseKyForward.com

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For Stillwater Family, Living With Alzheimer’s Means Living In The Moment – CBS Local

October 27, 2016 by  
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For Stillwater Family, Living With Alzheimer's Means Living In The Moment
CBS Local
For nearly two years, WCCO has been documenting a retired Stillwater doctor's diagnosis of the earliest detectable stages of Alzheimer's. It's been six months since we last visited with Dr. Paul Quinn and his family. The now 78-year-old still lives at

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DMV Takes Action Against Fraction of Drivers with Alzheimer’s – NBC 7 San Diego

October 26, 2016 by  
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DMV Takes Action Against Fraction of Drivers with Alzheimer's
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As the number of Alzheimer's and dementia patients grows at high rates in the U.S., so do concerns about safety on the road. A report by inewsource.org collected data from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) showing that of the approximately 50,000 …
When Should Alzheimer's Patients Be Banned From Getting Behind The Wheel?California Healthline

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