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Archive for April, 2011


In brief: Windsor church to host Alzheimer care series

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 8–> Windsor church to host Alzheimer care series A three-part series on successful caregiving for Alzheimer’s patients will be held on May 3, 10 and 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Windsor Community Church, 700 Automation Drive, D. The topics covered will be successful communication, activities for people with memory [...]

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Our View – Improve options for families living with Alzheimer’s

Many of the quotes in today’s story about Jim and Ann Murray will be all too familiar to anyone who has watched a spouse, parent or grandparent deal with Alzheimer’s disease. “One of the sad thoughts to me,” said Jim Murray, who at 63 is now the primary caregiver of his 60-year-old wife, “is I [...]

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Larry King returns to CNN lineup for a night

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK In his first CNN special since stepping down from his nightly talk show, Larry King visits a Las Vegas clinic where Alzheimer’s disease is studied. He is accompanied by former President Ronald Reagan’s son Ron. One of the men takes a brain scan to reveal whether he is at risk [...]

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Macon police rescue man who has Alzheimer’s disease from creek

Category: Georgia Places: Macon (17) Georgia (558) United States (24174) North America (24291)   MACON, Ga. — Macon police said two officers rescued a man with Alzheimer’s disease who was found in a creek, clinging to a branch to avoid being pulled under water. The Telegraph of Macon reports the man had fallen down and [...]

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Housebound seniors more likely to develop Alzheimer’s

   LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A new study shows that seniors who are housebound have double the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Related Content Story: Being ‘housebound’ linked to Alzheimer’s Story: New guidelines define pre-Alzheimer’s disease Story: Alzheimer’s signs seen nearly decade early Story: Scientists ID 5 genes linked to Alzheimer’s Story: Alcohol may reduce [...]

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Wake-Sleep Cycle Genes Altered in Alzheimer’s

More at the Science Daily | Posted 1 hour ago by Kristie Hayes Previously: Study Will Look at Melatonin to Manage Alzheimer’s Tags: Alzheimer’s, Circadian Rhythm, Dementia, Wake-Sleep Cycle, Wake-Sleep Cycle Disruptions in Alzheimer’s, Circadian Rhythm and Alzheimer’s, PER1, PER2, BMAL1, Sleeping Patterns in Alzheimer’s Disease | Comment on This | Was this Interesting? Yes! [...]

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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Announces 2011 College Scholarship Winner – PR

Clara Luu, 18, of San Jose, CA, used to liken her grandmother to a mighty dragon, but over the last three years she has watched her grandmother slowly lose her “headstrong and determined dragon-spirit” to Alzheimer’s disease. While the progression has brought conflicting emotions for the teen, it has also nurtured a surprising strength to [...]

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Health Check: New Alzheimer’s disease study

The 3-D pet scan isn’t something new. However, being able to use the same imaging test to see inside the brain for changes that may signal impending Alzheimer’s Disease is new. The test scans specifically for amyloid plaque. A buildup of amyloid is one of the brain abnormalities that define Alzheimer’s. “The ultimate goal is [...]

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Alzheimer’s research must be accelerated

Editor’s note: Dr. Ronald Petersen is director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. To learn more about Alzheimer’s and how it affects people, Petersen and the Mayo Clinic are studying the general population to see how they age normally, hoping to find clues to what causes Alzheimer’s in individuals. Larry King returns to [...]

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Court: No involuntary commitment for Alzheimer’s

Tweet (0) Topics See more topics » Associated Press 9:15 a.m. CDT, April 29, 2011 A state appeals court ruled this week that Alzheimer’s patients can’t be committed against their will, saying involuntary commitment was only permissible for people with mental illnesses that can be treated. In reversing a lower court’s ruling, the District II [...]

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