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Alzheimer's Association

A collection of news and information related to Alzheimer's Association published by this site and its partners.

Top Alzheimer's Association Articles

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  • Where the old boys are: Life expectancy rising for senior men

    Forget the baby boom. A man boom is coming, and it will make the senior scene of tomorrow vastly different from the one today. Instead of a sea of women in senior communities, nursing homes and adult day-care centers, Census projections predict the...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29

    Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 23-29
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Boo Bash at Orland Square Mall...
  • Wakeen Gallery and Atelier holds grand opening

    Sandra Wakeen Gallery & Atelier will open its doors in Somers on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 4-8 p.m. The Opening Exhibit and Sale will feature Sandra's recent works and also includes three generations of artists in her family. Wakeen's long artistic career...
  • Garner family update: Alzheimer's isolates patients and caregivers alike

    Garner family update: Alzheimer's isolates patients and caregivers alike
      Editor's note: In 2011, Newport News resident Jim Garner, now 52, was diagnosed with "mild cognitive impairment" and deemed at high risk for developing Alzheimer's. The Daily Press first profiled the Garner family, their struggles with Early Onset...
  • Global Impactors presents American family comedy

    Global Impactors presents American family comedy
    A year ago, Tesia Nicoli, who had been teaching adult acting classes for East Penn School District for years, started a theater group that she envisioned would raise money for area charities. "I felt we could do a show and impact the community," she...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5

    Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Oct. 30-Nov. 5
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit:triblocal.com/events. Dishing haddock...
  • 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...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Choose sustainable fish to protect our food supply

    Environmental Nutrition As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
  • 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...
  • Lisa Barnes, neuropsychologist

    Lisa Barnes, neuropsychologist
    Lisa Barnes is determined to untangle the risk factors and health disparities that lead to the high incidence of Alzheimer's disease in African-Americans. "African-Americans have a higher burden of many kinds of diseases," she said, "but we know that...
  • Online Alzheimer's tests unscientific and inaccurate

    Online Alzheimer's tests unscientific and inaccurate
    There are memory tests all over the Internet, but they're notoriously poor at evaluating your memory and mental skills. If you're genuinely concerned memory lapses and fear they might point to Alzheimer's disease, talk to a professional. "If people...