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Friday | Canada NewsWire

Alzheimer Society of Canada says Council of Federation on the right...

"Sharing and building on best practices that are already working well across the country means we can make a huge difference in the lives of Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and other dementias," says The Alzheimer Society is asking all levels of government to support a national dementia plan.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

Friday | Ripon Gazette

CAMPAIGN: Businesses get on board with dementia-friendly project

As the people of Harrogate get on board with the Harrogate Advertiser Series' campaign to help the district become dementia-friendly, reporter JAMES METCALF speaks to some hotel workers who took part in the first wave of training rolled out by charity Dementia Forward.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Is Mother's Cold Intolerance Part Of Dementia

DEAR DR. ROACH: My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2009, and she is taking Namenda and Aricept to help slow the advancement of the disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's, Aricept, Donepezil (generic)

The Village News

Taking care of the memory-impaired

As one of its many services for local seniors, the Foundation for Senior Care offered a presentation on memory care on Aug. 19. The discussion, " Journey with Alzheimer's, and other dementias," was led by Teddie Borges, administrator of the foundation's Adult Day Care Center .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's, Fallbrook, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Door Reminder

Learn about warning signs of Alzheimer's, dementia

Learn about warning signs of Alzheimer's, dementia Program to be held Sept. 9 and Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Brown County, WI, Alzheimer's

The Town Talk

Roach: Is mother's cold intolerance part of dementia?Roach: Is...

Roach: Is mother's cold intolerance part of dementia? Dear Dr. Roach: My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2009.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's, Aricept, Donepezil (generic)

EurekAlert!

APOE, diagnostic accuracy of CSF biomarkers for Alzheimer disease

Bottom Line: Cerebral spinal fluid levels of I2-amyloid 42 are associated with the diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and accumulation in the brain independent of apolipoprotein E gene makeup.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics

Medical News

Cognitive impairment communication: an interview with Marc Wortmann,...

Cognitive impairment is the loss of brain functions like short and long term memory, the ability to plan ahead or conduct more complicated intellectual tasks.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Editor of 'Chicken Soul for the Soul' Talks Alzheimer's at Ridgefield Library

Are you caring for a loved one with memory loss or Alzheimer's disease? Come listen to the inspiring and encouraging words from Amy Newmark, publisher and editor-in-chief of Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, at the Ridgefield Library on Sept.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Connecticut

Science Daily

Lack of naturally occuring protein linked to dementia

The first evidence that the lack of a naturally occurring protein is linked to early signs of dementia has been provided by researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BioResearch Online

Scientists Turn To Pomegranate To Develop Dementia Drugs

Scientists from the University of Huddersfield reported that dementia and neuro-inflammation may be curbed by a natural compound found in pomegranate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Fruits, Food, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's

Thetelegraphand Argus

Dementia study to assist awareness

Three out of four people would want to know if they were in the early stages of a neurological illness.

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Related Topix: Health, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease, Health Insurance

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Science Daily

Mindfulness training for memory impaired, their caregivers

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Alzheimer's, Northwestern University

TheBlaze.com

How People With Down Syndrome Are Helping Scientists in Alzheimer's Research

"By the age of 40, 100 percent of all individuals with Down syndrome have the pathology of Alzheimer's in their brain," Michael Rafii, director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at the University of California, San Diego, told NPR in a recent feature about how people with Down syndrome are helping researchers understand more about the memory disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, UC San Diego, Medicine, US Politics, US News

Prince George Citizen

Dementia conference set for September

The Me in Dementia: Increasing Understanding Along the Dementia Journey is a conference taking place at the Ramada Hotel Sept.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alzheimer's, Genetics

Sun Aug 24, 2014

International Business Times

Pomegranate Compound: New Natural Drug to Aid Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Not just Alzheimer's it is seen to reduce the inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson's disease.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Medicine, World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

Fox Point

Breakthrough Discoveries in Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Laurel Oaks senior community is hosting a free educational seminar entitled, "Breakthrough Discoveries in Alzheimer's Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention."

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Glendale, WI

Edible Geography

Proustian Greengrocers

Among the facilities at the Blossom Fields care home near Bristol is "Memory Lane" : a reconstructed 1950s street where residents, many of whom suffer from Alzheimer's or dementia, can mail letters in a George VI Post Box, make calls from a restored phone box, enjoy a pint in the White Horse Inn, or pop into the greengrocers for some shopping.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Environment, Science

The Wichita Eagle

Coping with dementia poses challenge to Ala family

About four years ago - 10 years after her husband, B.J. Lawrence, died - Lawrence started to forget her clothes were dirty.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Supplement, ALA, Alzheimer's, Hartselle, AL, Morgan County, AL

SFGate

Coping with dementia poses challenge to Ala family

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Supplement, ALA, Decatur, AL, Alzheimer's

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