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With the number of older Canadians climbing, experts are ringing alarm bells about mounting concerns of a looming health care crisis.
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Those incidents were among an escalating series of memory lapses and questionable judgment calls that led the family to take away Wilburn's car keys, disconnect her oven and stove and eventually decide she no longer was able to safely live alone, said her daughter, Barrie Page Hill.
7 hrs ago | New Scientist
Amyloid plaques, a hallmark of diseases like Alzheimer's, are bad news for humans - but they could have been drivers of the earliest life on Earth.
11 hrs ago | PsyBlog
Copper may be one of the main environmental factors in Alzheimer's disease, according to recent research which has identified how the metal stops the brain clearing a toxic protein.
15 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times
Trowbridge Lions Club president Graeme Dunn and Lion Peter Cook presented Sainsbury's Charity of the Year, Alzheimers Support, with A 200 which was matched by the Sainsbury's in Trowbridge.
A 69-year-old Prince George man suffering from Alzheimer's disease and dementia was located safe and sound on Saturday after going missing on Friday evening.
Authorities say 73-year-old Johnny Alston was last seen at Yukon High School around noon on Saturday, but has yet to return home since then.
They include: * Alzheimer's Basics: Learn How to Stay Fit from the Neck Up! This Alzheimer's program, for Fond du Lac County residents, will present a program called "Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics" from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 23 at Our Savior's United Church of Christ, 343 Scott Ave., Ripon.
BREAKING initiative from the Alzheimer's Society is set to make Chichester city centre a more dementia-friendly place.
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There isn't a cure for Alzheimer's, but researchers say they can slow the progression if it's caught early.
IN our aging society, many of us will soon face the daunting task of caring for a family member or loved one with a debilitating illness.
Georgetown University scientists reported this week on what they believe to be a promising -- not to mention easy and inexpensive -- blood test for Alzheimer's disease.
The 22nd annual "A Night at Sardi's," benefitting the Alzheimer's Association, will present the Abe Burrows Entertainment Award to the cast of the Emmy-nominated Warner Bros.
Rebecca "Becky" Jean Flake, 68, of Lone Tree, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Windmill Manor in Coralville of complications from Alzheimer's disease.
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and The Children's Tumor Foundation today announced a partnership to provide CTF's scientific network access to a virtual network of drug discovery experts and contract research organizations through the ADDF ACCESS program.
In 2011, the first of the baby boom generation reached what used to be considered retirement age.