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Alzheimer's Association

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Top Alzheimer's Association Articles

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  • Yale Recruiting Subjects For Alzheimer's Studies

    Yale researchers are recruiting subjects for two Alzheimer's drug trials, one looking for a way to slow progress of the disease, the other to prevent Alzheimer's from developing in the first place. To date, doctors can at best ease the symptoms of...
  • Inaugural 'Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's' prepares Oct. 11 event

    The Alzheimer's Association is inviting Boca Raton residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the inaugural Alzheimer's Association "Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's." The walk will take place Oct. 11 at...
  • Walk with a cause: Prevent Alzheimer's

    The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. As this year's event chair, I am joining participants of all ages on Nov. 1 at Hollywood North...
  • Writer misinforms about vaccinations

    The Sept. 1 letter, "Vaccinations are not always necessary," is filled with false information that will harm your readers. The author states, "Studies show that adults who get flu shots five years in a row increase their risk of Alzheimer's by 1000...
  • Middletown Council To Consider Nominee For Recreation Director; Republicans Object

    MIDDLETOWN — A common council subcommittee recommended approval of the mayor's nominee for the open recreation and community services position with a 3-2 vote Wednesday night. The full council is expected to consider the appointment at its Oct. 6...
  • 'The Longest Day'

    A staggering number of people have had a personal experience with Alzheimer's. A week from today, June 21, the longest day of the year, bridge clubs across North America will participate in "The Longest Day," a dawn-to-midnight day of bridge staged by the...
  • Facing Alzheimer's? Prepare for the financial punch now

    Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
  • Vienna Coup

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  • Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014

    Paul Lawrence "Larry" Root <br/> November 19, 1937 - June 4, 2014
    In the loving presence of family, friends and caregivers, Larry peacefully ended his battle with Alzheimer's on Wednesday, June 4th, 2014.  He was born in Pasadena to Dorothy and Frances "Jack" Root.  He graduated from UCLA in 1959, joined the Air Force...
  • Tidewater arts group promotes healing power of music in Newport News

    As a musician in residence at the Shands Arts in Medicine program in Florida, Cathy DeWitt has played harp, piano and guitar, and sung bedside for patients for 20 years. "Music is especially useful where verbal communication is limited — with...
  • Ask Amy: Wife is rude toward husband with dementia

    Ask Amy: Wife is rude toward husband with dementia
    Dear Amy: My father-in-law has an early form of dementia and tends to repeat himself frequently. The stories he tells about the good old days or his trials and tribulations at work (he has a part-time job) are very familiar to the family. Because he...