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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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  • With careful planning, you can keep long-term care costs under control

    The cost to receive long-term care continues to increase each year, according to the 2013 Genworth Cost of Care Survey. In the 10 years that Genworth has conducted its annual study, the median annual cost of a room in a private nursing home has jumped...
  • '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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  • Peninsula Alzheimer's activist will bike cross country to raise money and awareness

    Peninsula Alzheimer's activist will bike cross country to raise money and awareness
    NEWPORT NEWS — Rona Altschuler, volunteer chairwoman of the local Walk to End Alzheimer's, will embark on a cross-country bike ride March 7 to raise awareness and money to fight the disease. She will turn 60 during the trip. Altschuler has been...
  • Peninsula residents advised to take safety precautions during cold weather

     Peninsula residents advised to take safety precautions during cold weather
    Patient First, a chain of primary care health centers with locations in Hampton and Newport News, has some timely advice for those dealing with current weather conditions on the Peninsula: A necessary evil after a snow storm, shoveling snow can pose a...
  • 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

    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...
  • Davis Patterson McNameeDecember 4, 1926 - April 28, 2014

    Davis Patterson McNamee<br/>December 4, 1926 - April 28, 2014
    Davis "Pat" Patterson McNamee, a former Navy and commercial airline pilot and 52-year resident of Corona del Mar, California, died in his home with family by his side on April 28th, 2014. He was 87 years old. Pat was born in Seattle, WA on December 4th,...
  • Anne Arundel County volunteer briefs

    American Cancer Society Organization needs volunteers in the Gambrills office to help with general administrative tasks. including but not limited to phone calls, mailings, etc. Information: 410-721-4304 or email pam.sherbia@cancer.org. Animal control...
  • Help for families affected by Alzheimer's

    Help for families affected by Alzheimer's
    Here are a couple of upcoming events for families/caregivers of those with Alzheimer's diagnosis. Orientation to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for Family Caregivers April 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Sentara Careplex, Hampton. Orientations are...