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Alzheimer’s & Dementia January 11, 2010 Full PDF Click Here Small Signs of Memory Loss Can Lead to Big Problems If you are over 65 and feel like you might have an issue with your memory it is more important … Continue reading

Our Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Our team of internationally renowned scientists, under the direction of Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, has been at the forefront of seminal research that has provided a conceptual framework for modern day investigations into Alzheimer’s disease. Our groundbreaking research is the … Continue reading

Communicating with someone who has Alzheimer’s

How can I communicate better with my loved one who has Alzheimer’s? Learning about Alzheimer’s, how it progresses and how it is managed is critical to understanding how best to interact and communicate with a person who has Alzheimer’s disease. … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s and the Continuing Car Key Debate

July 20, 2010 The ability to drive is a crucial factor in helping older adults feel a sense of dignity and independence. But what happens when a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s enters the picture? While some people with early Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

Health Care Reform Brings New Options for Alzheimer’s Care

The new health care reform bill has a provision, known as the CLASS Act, for Community Living Assistance for Services and Supports Plan, that may provide help to families affected by Alzheimer’s disease by creating a nationwide voluntary insurance program to provide long-term care services and support to families affected by long-term ailments, including Alzheimer’s. Continue reading

Weighing the Benefits of Feeding Tubes for Advanced Alzheimer’s

Problems with eating are a big concern in people with Alzheimer’s disease, particularly in the late stages when patients cannot feed themselves or swallow and suffer from a variety of medical issues… Continue reading

When a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Pictures allowed those with mild cognitive impairment, a serious form of memory loss that sometimes precedes Alzheimer’s, to better recognize and identify a subject as compared to using just words Continue reading

Art Therapy for Alzheimer’s

Museums across the country are reaching out to people with Alzheimer’s in order to bring the soothing power of art into the minds of those tackling dementia. Continue reading

The High Costs of Alzheimer’s

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease costs more than three times what it does for the average older person… Continue reading

More States Adopting Silver Alert Systems

A growing number of states are adopting Silver Alert programs, an alert system that helps locate seniors with Alzheimer’s disease who become lost… Continue reading