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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Ann Romney launches new center to study neurological diseases

    Ann Romney launches new center to study neurological diseases
    Let some in the political world obsess over whether Mitt Romney plans to run for president for a third time — Ann Romney has a bigger project in mind. On Tuesday at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, the Romneys are launching the Ann...
  • Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference

    Lehigh Valley health events include Paint the Mall Pink, Alzheimer's conference
    PAINT THE MALL PINK 1 The Lehigh Valley Mall will hold "Paint the Mall Pink," a program to raise awareness about breast cancer and women's health, 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature information from Lehigh Valley Health Network on breast cancer...
  • Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...
  • Senior Focus: Exercise, eat right, look to the future to thwart Alzheimer's

    With the passing of each month I become more convinced that the key to preventing Alzheimer's disease is physical exercise and a Mediterranean diet with lots of extra virgin olive oil. The Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive...
  • Carolyn Kizer dies at 89; Pulitzer winner's poems reflected her feminism

    Carolyn Kizer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose sharp wit suffused even her most ardent calls for feminist progress and who declared in one of her best-known pieces, "I will speak about women of letters, for I'm in the racket," has died. She was 89....
  • With victims unable to testify, Missouri health care aide avoids sex-crime convictions

    CLAYTON, Mo. St. Louis County prosecutors dropped rape, sodomy and sexual assault charges against a health care and hospice aide, officials say, because the elderly victims have either died or suffer from dementia so severely they could not help the case....
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Daily Exercise Benefits Older Adults

    Autumn temperatures have fallen in Florida just enough to rekindle a new interest in taking on bike paths, jogging trails and swimming. You can sit on a park bench, close your eyes, and hear the unmistakable sidewalk pounding. As temperatures fall just...
  • Missing man with mental problems found

    Missing man with mental problems found
    A Florida man with a history of mental problems who had gone missing was found and is now safe with his family, officials said. Wayne Francis Wietting, 68, of Auburndale was last seen at 9 a.m. Wednesday driving a maroon, 2008 Chrysler Town and...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Autumn Brings Brain-Healthy Activities for Seniors

    Autumn is here! Summer’s blasts of hot air are finally simmering down. There are wonderful autumn activities that can help older adults get out of the hot doldrums and inspire them to enjoy the outdoors once again. When we think of fall and autumn...
  • Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Adaptive Clothing Makes Life Easier for Seniors, Part I

    Orlando In-Home Care Agency: Adaptive Clothing Makes Life Easier for Seniors, Part I For most people, the task of pulling a T-shirt over their heads is as simple as brushing their teeth. However, dressing is not a simple task for those who have been...