Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: January 2011

Honoring a Legend – Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr.
The Directors of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation ask that you take a moment to remember Robert Sargent…
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First National Alzheimer’s Action Plan Becomes Law
With President Obama’s signature, the first national action plan for Alzheimer’s disease became law in 2011, setting the stage for…
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Cutting Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease
What’s the most effective way to cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s? A study from France looked at various ways…
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A Larger Head May Mean a Lower Alzheimer’s Risk
Having a larger head circumference, a sign of a bigger brain in young children, may lower the risk of Alzheimer’s…
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Elder Care Can Be Expensive— 5 Steps for Planning
By Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., Certified Elder Law Attorney Severe neurological conditions that affect memory leave a large burden for
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In Search of an Alzheimer’s Cure
By Toby Bilanow With over 5.3 million Americans currently suffering from Alzheimer’s, an effective treatment is needed more than ever.
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How to Assemble a Caregiving Team
By Winnie Yu Whether it’s driving mom to the doctor, doing dad’s laundry, or providing 24/7 care to an aging…
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A Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease: Now What?
By: www.ALZinfo.org When your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, many questions come to mind. First is the question…
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Walk to Keep the Brain and Memory Robust
Walking six or more miles per week may keep memory sharp in old age, new research suggests. Seniors who walked…
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Memory Problems May Be More Common in Men
Researchers who studied seniors living in Minnesota found that elderly men were more likely than their female peers to have…
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Home-Based Training May Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients and Caregivers
A home care program that used nurses and occupational therapists to aid people with Alzheimer’s in their homes brought benefits…
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