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Alzheimer's Disease

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Top Alzheimer's Disease Articles

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  • Married 67 years, couple die holding hands just hours apart

    Married 67 years, couple die holding hands just hours apart
    Floyd and Violet Hartwig had spent the past 67 years of their lives together and when they died, they did that together too, holding hands until the end. The two were married on Aug. 16, 1947 and before their deaths on Feb. 11 they had three children...
  • Reel Critics: Why only a single Best Picture?

    After watching the Academy Awards show, it's clear that this was a year with a great many worthy Oscar nominees. But a few glaring omissions cry out for further recognition. The Best Actor category was missing two exceptional performances: David...
  • Developer bids to build senior housing facility

    Developer bids to build senior housing facility
    A Santa Rosa senior housing developer recently announced its intentions to build a 72-unit assisted-living facility on La CaƱada's heavily zoned Foothill Boulevard, a move so far being met with more cheers than jeers. Officials with Oakmont Senior...
  • Developers force condo owners out of homes

    Developers force condo owners out of homes
    WINTER SPRINGS — Shirley Lofgren, 85, is being forced to sell the sun-filled, waterfront condo she and her husband bought nine years ago for less than a third of the $217,000 they paid for it. The sale is allowed under a "condominium termination"...
  • Police: Alzheimer's patient, 87, kills roommate at facility

    In a case that sheds light on the difficulty of caring for sufferers of an unpredictable disease, an 87-year-old Alzheimer's patient faces a homicide charge after the deadly beating of a fellow resident at an assisted living facility in suburban Denver....
  • 'A Love Affair' to benefit Down syndrome programs

    'A Love Affair' to benefit Down syndrome programs
    "It began with a walk…and ended in a dance," is how Southern Dance Theatre and The Dancer's Alchemy categorize their upcoming benefit dance and concert in support of the Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization. The walk, known as the Buddy Walk, is...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Differences in Early and Late-Onset Alzheimer's

    Often enough, the general public continues to identify and associate memory loss and cognitive decline as unique characteristics belonging to Baby Boomers or members of the Greatest Generation. In fact, Alzheimer’s dementia symptoms are rarely...
  • Longevity gene may boost brain power

    Source: University of California at San Francisco whatdoctorsknow.com A new study has demonstrated that people with a variant of a longevity gene, called KLOTHO, have improved brain skills such as thinking, learning and memory regardless of their age,...
  • PrimeLife Care keeps seniors in their homes longer

    PrimeLife Care keeps seniors in their homes longer
    When asked how she ended up in the elder care industry, Elizabeth Ury offered a wide smile and said, "I love old people." "I love learning from them and hearing their stories. My life is richer because of it," said Ury, who is the founder of her new...
  • Speak Out: 'We really need support for this'

    Speak Out: 'We really need support for this'
    Thank you to the sixth-grade students of St. Catherine of Alexandria School in Oak Lawn for the idea of an cellphone app of scrapbook photos to help Alzheimer's Disease patients remember family members. The "remember me" app shows how much we really...
  • House, Senate churn through bills, negotiations

    RICHMOND – The Virginia General Assembly is chugging toward a weekend close to this 2015 regular session. A number of marque issues – ethics reform, day care regulatory reform and new campus sexual assault reporting rules – remain...