Alzheimer’s community resource summit set for June 5 – SILive.com

May 31, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's community resource summit set for June 5
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Daniel Donovan, will be hosting an Alzheimer's and Dementia Community Resource Summit on June 5, from 10 a.m. to noon. The event will be held at Mount Loretto, 6581 Hylan Blvd., and is taking place as part of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.

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Detecting alzheimer’s disease before symptoms emerge – Science Daily

May 31, 2017 by  
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Detecting alzheimer's disease before symptoms emerge
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Long before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease become apparent to patients and their families, biological changes are occurring within the brain. Amyloid plaques, which are clusters of protein fragments, along with tangles of protein known as tau, form in

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Robert D. Terry, 93, Co-Founder of US Alzheimer’s Research – Alzforum

May 30, 2017 by  
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Robert D. Terry, 93, Co-Founder of US Alzheimer's Research
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On May 20, at age 93, Robert Davis Terry passed away in Carlsbad, California. Terry had been in declining health for some time, according to Michael Shelanski of Columbia University, New York, an early trainee and longtime friend. During Shelanski's

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New York Artist Creates Alzheimer’s Art Exhibition – Alzheimer’s News Today

May 29, 2017 by  
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New York Artist Creates Alzheimer's Art Exhibition
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Alzheimer's News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment

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Alzheimer’s Mortality Increasing, But So Is At-Home Care – Neurology Advisor

May 29, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's Mortality Increasing, But So Is At-Home Care
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HealthDay News — As more baby boomers age, deaths from Alzheimer's disease have risen 54.5%, and in many cases the heavy burden of caregiving has fallen on loved ones, according to research published in the US Centers for Disease Control and …

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Inaugural run/walk to help fight Alzheimer’s – Newrichlandstar

May 29, 2017 by  
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Inaugural run/walk to help fight Alzheimer's
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The Ellendale Community Action Group, in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association Minnesota-North Dakota chapter, will sponsor the inaugural Ellendale Days 2.5K Run/Walk “Walk to End Alzheimer's” on Thursday evening, June 22 starting at 6 p.m. in …

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Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Affect Brain Cells in Similar Way – PsychCentral.com

May 28, 2017 by  
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Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's Affect Brain Cells in Similar Way
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Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's disease, are associated with abnormally folded proteins that form clumps inside brain cells. These clumps spread from cell to cell, eventually leading to cell deaths. All

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Maria Shriver’s coloring book for Alzheimer’s patients and their families – Washington Post

May 27, 2017 by  
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Maria Shriver's coloring book for Alzheimer's patients and their families
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Maria Shriver has advice for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers: Get crayons and markers. Then fill in the butterfly wings, balloons and other uplifting images on the pages of “Color Your Mind,” a coloring book she developed in

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Woman with Alzheimer’s missing – WTSP 10 News

May 26, 2017 by  
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Woman with Alzheimer's missing
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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY — Authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a missing and endangered woman. Milania Agosto was last seen Thursday night when she went to bed. She was discovered missing around 7:30 a.m. Friday morning.

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Report: More Americans with Alzheimer’s are dying at home – Wichita Eagle

May 26, 2017 by  
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Report: More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at home
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One in 4 Alzheimer's deaths in the United States are now occurring at home — a startling increase that marks a shift away from hospitals and nursing homes, according to a report released Thursday. Alzheimer's deaths in hospitals and nursing homes or

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