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Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Southington Benefits From Foundation Grants

    SOUTHINGTON — Mental health services, substance-abuse treatment and support for caregivers of people with dementia are the focus of three grants totaling $284,000 coming from a trust set up in 1973 by the estate of a local industrialist. The...
  • Orlando Senior Home Health Care: Feeling Lonely and Socially Isolated Impacts Senior Health

    Being socially isolated and feeling extremely lonely are factors that impact health and senior life expectancy.¬†¬†According to researchers from the University of Chicago, feeling extremely lonely may increase a senior’s premature death by up to 14...
  • NFL, retired players agree to changes in proposed concussion deal

    NFL, retired players agree to changes in proposed concussion deal
    Final approval for the proposed concussion deal between the NFL and retired players moved closer Friday, as the parties amended the agreement to include five changes requested by a federal judge. The nine-page filing in U.S. District Court in...
  • 'Birdman' tops Spirit Awards; Keaton takes best actor

    A day before it may soar at the Oscars, "Birdman" spread its wings at the 30th Independent Film Spirit Awards, winning best picture, best actor for Michael Keaton and best cinematography. The elegantly stitched together backstage comedy came away the big...
  • Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore wins for lead actress

    Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore wins for lead actress
    Julianne Moore won her first Academy Award for lead actress Sunday for her performance as a professor grappling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice.” “I read an article that said that winning an Oscar could...
  • 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

    The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero past took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality. On a stormy...
  • Julianne Moore wins Oscar for best actress

    Julianne Moore won her first Oscar as best actress for "Still Alice," and shined a light on Alzheimer's disease in her acceptance speech Sunday night. The 54-year-old actress added an Academy Award to the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild trophies she...
  • Ron Cook: Tony Dorsett battling a new opponent: brain disease

    The words came slowly, haltingly. It was as if a very old man were speaking. At times, he was hard to understand. It was heartbreaking to hear, especially if you know the man, know what he was. "I'm in a battle, obviously," Tony Dorsett said. This was...
  • Orlando Senior In-Home Health Care: Valentine's Day is a Great Time to Show Seniors that You Care

    We are all contemplating what to do for Valentine’s Day. Cards, flowers, phone calls and a dinner out might give family caregivers and loved ones a reason to visit. Valentine’s Day offers a practical yet a compact time-frame to reassure...
  • Orlando Home Health Care Agency: Tips to Help Reduce Family Caregiver Stress

    Social ties and the opportunities for social interaction are considered strong forecasters of a senior’s well-being. However, 12-percent of seniors reported they rarely or never receive the social and emotional support they require, according to the...
  • Oscars 2015: Everything isn't awesome

    Oscars 2015: Everything isn't awesome
    How do you summarize an Oscar ceremony in which normally appealing host Neil Patrick Harris let smarminess make weak jokes even less funny, where several important issues (race relations, wage inequality, suicide, Alzheimer's, ALS) were addressed...