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Buckhead luncheon to benefit AG Rhodes Health & Rehab
At this year's luncheon, Dr. G. Allen Power, an internist, geriatrician and the newly appointed chair for innovation in aging and dementia at the ...

Billions spent, but a cure for Alzheimer's remains elusive
The Sydney Morning Herald
A study in JAMA in November found that even as scientists have made no progress in changing the course of Alzheimer's, overall dementia rates, ...

Oregon considering bill to allow doctors to starve, dehydrate mentally incapacitated patients
SALEM, Oregon, February 6, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – The Oregon Senate is considering a bill that would allow dementia and mentally ill patients to be ...

The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer's disease
Colorado Springs Gazette
... to come under heavy fire from the Trump administration, new research offers powerful evidence of a link between air pollution and dementia risk.

Launch of the Rochford Parish Dementia Action Alliance
Leigh Times
RESIDENTS were invited to the launch of the Rochford Parish Dementia Action Alliance, in order to learn how to help all those living with the condition ...

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These same populations are aging and will contribute to the growing prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease," says Claudia Satizabal, PhD, ...

Health Coalition votes to adopt 'Dementia Friendly Magnolia' project
Magnolia Banner News
HEALTH in Columbia County members voted Wednesday to adopt the “Dementia Friendly Magnolia” project, which is designed to educate and make ...

Walking Regularly May Protect Your Brain From Dementia
iTech Post
Statistics show that one person in three over 85 people develops Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. This condition can greatly affect ...

Worldwide Costs Of Dementia Up 35% From 2010 To 2015
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Between 2010 and 2015, the worldwide costs of dementia increased by about 35%, from $604 billion in 2010 to $818 billion in 2015. An estimated ...

Small Acts of Love Symposium will feature a police workshop
Ballarat Courier
Presenters will include a retired police officer with dementia and police ... The symposium, focusing on dementia and love, will be held next Tuesday ...

Dementia friendly cafe to celebrate Valentine's Day
The Desert Sun
The Dementia-Friendly Cafe will celebrate Valentine's Day at it's monthly happy hour on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The monthly socials bring together ...

Chocolate pill which 'cuts risk of heart attacks, strokes and dementia' to go on sale in UK
The Sun
A CHOCOLATE pill that claims to cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and dementia will soon be available in the UK. Scientists found flavanols from ...

Assistance abounds for dementia patients and their caregivers
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Okmulgee authorities cancel Silver Alert for 51-year-old man who may be suffering from early stage ...
Tulsa World
... County Sheriff's Office on Saturday said it was searching for Larry J. Andrews, who is believed to be suffering from early stages of dementia. He had ...

Doctor who asked dementia patient's family to hold her down while she gave lethal injection cleared
The Independent
A Dutch doctor who ordered an elderly dementia patient's family to hold her down as she was given a lethal euthanasia injection has been cleared of ...

Harness 'plasticity' of your brain for better health: Dr. Amy Jo Marcano-Reik (Opinion)
Guest columnist Dr. Amy Jo Marcano-Reik advocates for exercising the "plasticity" of the brain to help reduce risk of dementia as we age. Staying ...

Deborah Staples mesmerizes in Next Act's visit to 'The Other Place'
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Juliana Smithton, 52, would seem to have it all. She's a brilliant scientist on the cutting edge of efforts to combat dementia. She's married to a ...

Making this simple change to your diet could cut risk of Alzheimer's disease
Eating a handful of grapes twice a day could stave off the ravages of Alzheimer's disease and boost memory, new research claims. Scientists ...

Police say missing 86-year-old woman with Alzheimer's has been found
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a missing woman with Alzheimer's disease.

Trying to solve the Alzheimer's puzzle
Foster's Daily Democrat
Despite a 99 percent failure rate and another major setback last month, Alzheimer's researchers are plowing ahead with hundreds of experiments ..

What to eat to fend off Alzheimer's and dementia
Q: Are there really “brain foods” that help fend off Alzheimer's or dementia? A: Diet absolutely does play a role. The brain is like any other organ that is ...

Free lecture Tuesday night by leading Alzheimer's researcher
Arizona Daily Star
Reiman is a University of Arizona professor of psychiatry and director of the Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium. His talk is expected to discuss the latest ...

Kraken Swimming team raises funds for Alzheimer's
Youngstown Vindicator
Purple is the color of the Alzheimer's movement. Two members of the Kraken team, Isabella DeMalio of Howland and Katherine Kali of Ursuline High, ...

Inquirer writer Lyon keeps working with Alzheimer's
Fairfield Daily Republic
BROOMALL, Pa. — The hands that wrote the stories that branded him Philadelphia's sports raconteur now tremble when he sits. Bill Lyon smacks the ...

Senior Life Network, Alzheimer's Association program set for Tuesday at Oakwood Mall
Enid News & Eagle
Senior Life Network, 4125 W. Garriott, in Oakwood Mall, in partnership with The Alzheimer's Assoc., will present The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia ...

Weekly health news roundup: Lower back pain, sacroiliac joint pain, Alzheimer's, thumb arthritis ...
Bel Marra Health
Yoga may reduce chronic lower back pain In case you missed it, here is Bel Marra Health's weekly health news roundup, featuring information on ...

Aging boomers, lack of funding for Alzheimer's may lead to 'major social and economic crisis'
Albany Democrat Herald
The devastating impact of Alzheimer's disease on his own mother — and on his father, who struggled to care for her — first prompted Gerry Richman ...

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