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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • How to swoop in and manage your parents' finances

    (Corrects paragraph 15 to say LivHome is in 15 locations instead of 15 states, and that company "charges by the hour depending on what is needed" instead of "$135 an hour for ongoing care.") NEW YORK (Reuters) - You get that call - all is not right...
  • Check with veterinarian about cat's sneezing

    These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014 last month in Nashville. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practices for excellence in veterinary standards. There are more than 50,...
  • Trailblazing doctor ends half-century career

    Trailblazing doctor ends half-century career
    Some years ago, in the black hole of a Chicago February, I went to see my primary care physician, Dr. Jadwiga Roguska-Kyts. I told her I'd been strangely tired, feeling blue, and I wondered, reluctantly, if I might need a pharmaceutical lift. Dr....
  • Letter: Join in the fight against Alzheimer's

    On April 9, more than 800 people living with Alzheimer’s, caregivers and advocates from across the nation will gather in Washington, D.C. for the 26th annual Alzheimer’s Assn. Advocacy Forum. Representing millions of people impacted by...
  • Raw memories in 'Rest'

    Raw memories in 'Rest'
    Olivia Johnson was 30,000-plus feet in the air when she first read the script for "Rest." Tears coursed down her cheeks as she learned about dementia patient Gerald and his wife, Etta, en route to San Francisco for Thanksgiving. The story hit too...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Justified' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES NCIS Special Agent Pride (Scott...
  • Battling dementia on 86th birthday, Gordie Howe still not one to sit around

    DETROIT The fishing trips always bring out that smile his sons love and cherish. Gordie Howe never was one to sit around, and that hasn't changed even as dementia roils his health. He turned 86 on Monday, an event that will appropriately be celebrated in...
  • Prana drug fails Alzheimer's study; shares plunge

    (Reuters) - Prana Biotechnology Ltd lost nearly three-quarters of its value after the company said its experimental drug to treat Alzheimer's disease failed a mid-stage study, raising doubts about the drug's future. The company's shares, which quadrupled...
  • Affordable Care Act: In Florida, 90 percent qualify for subsidy

    Affordable Care Act: In Florida, 90 percent qualify for subsidy
    Nine out of 10 Floridians who have enrolled in health insurance through the federal marketplace have qualified for a taxpayer subsidy, according to a new state-by-state report from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Designed to make health insurance more...
  • Helping loved ones

    Helping loved ones
    Caring for a senior who has Alzheimer's disease or dementia can be frustrating and requires a lot of patience, said Dr. David Smuckler, a geriatrician and medical director of the state-run Memory Disorder Clinic of Orlando at Orlando Regional Medical...
  • Caregivers find out what dementia feels like

    Caregivers find out what dementia feels like
    The able-minded participants start in a small room where they lose their faculties one at a time. They put on dark glasses that impair their vision, headphones that bombard them with chaotic noise, thick gloves that make manipulating small items...