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58 min ago | O-R Online
Designers wanted to offer a better quality of life in a secure setting when the One West unit was built in 1999 When the Washington County Health Center planned to expand its secure memory unit two decades ago, designers were given a difficult task: How do you create a "home-like" atmosphere that caters to the needs of people with dementia but also ... (more)
4 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch
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8 hrs ago | Bedford Today
Jamie Anderson, 29, will be starting walkers off at Priory Park on Saturday, September 6. Jamie has been supporting the charity since 2012 when his late father, Gerry Anderson, revealed he was living with dementia.
11 hrs ago | Russia Taday
Extremely low levels of THC compound, a chemical found in marijuana, may slow down or halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease, US neuroscientists have found, thus laying the ground for the development of effective treatment in the future.
15 hrs ago | PsychCentral
In fact, researchers theorize that bariatric surgery could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's in obese people.
15 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
Basket Bingo and More will be held Sept. 25 at Turtle Run Banquet Center, 332 East Liberty Lane, Danville to benefit the Illiana Alzheimer's Alliance of the Presence United Samaritans Medical Center Foundation.
19 hrs ago | PsychCentral
Do you care for a person with Alzheimer's Disease and wonder how you can better help them - and yourself - make it day by day? What about a fear of asking for advice? Ever heard of sleep drunkenness? We have it all and more in this week's Psychology Around the Net.
Jeanette Wallace/Pike Press Lisa Biernhe from the Alzheimer's Association spoke about the ten early detection signs of alzheimer's Friday, Aug. 22 at the Pike County Health Department.
A group of Snoqualmie Valley residents who care for family members with Alzheimer's have formed a team to join the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.
Apparently, Richard Dawkins' aggressive advocacy for aborting babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome and the potential damage it could inflict on the pro-abortion movement was too much for even the New York Times to handle.
The failing in the work of nerve cells: An international team of researchers led by Prof.
Scientists succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain-cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease , Parkinson's disease , depression , schizophrenia , autism , and ischemic injuries associated with stroke .
Mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers together in the same class was beneficial for both groups, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life, reports new Northwestern Medicine study.
Lislott Jacobson, center, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2010. There are exciting developments on the horizon in the area of medicines to potentially treat or even cure Alzheimer's, writes Deb Wells.
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter will be hosting two sessions of "Know the 10 Signs."
Marijuana is touted for its medical uses , lessening pain, nausea, and other uncomfortable side effects of conditions like glaucoma, nerve pain, and cancer.
Many of us know someone affected by Alzheimers. It's a cruel disease that makes no sense.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 10:53 pm
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