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2014 Annual Elders and Caregivers Workshop

...informed on local caregiver support services. Agencies that will have information tables include AARP, Alaska Legal Services, Alzheimer's Resource Agency of Alaska, Cornerstone Home Health, Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, Juneau Commission on Aging, SAIL...
Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska thanks

On behalf of the Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska, we would raise awareness during November, Alzheimer's Awareness Month.The month-long...presented "What's Trending Now in Alzheimer's Research" at Centennial Hall...
Text of Gov. Parnell's address

...Pain so raw embraced by compassion so great.We saw compassion at Palmer's Pioneer Home, where a senior suffering from Alzheimer's stood confused and crying in the hallway. One of the Pioneer Home maintenance staff set his work aside, hugged the woman...
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Alzheimer's debate: Test if you can't treat it?

...years old and fearing you are developing Alzheimer's disease. "I don't remember if...The debate raged this past week at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference...suggesting they might be developing Alzheimer's even if they don't have any symptoms...
Senior news: is it Alzheimer's?

...these days are worried that they have Alzheimer's disease. It is common for such people...problems which may be causing the symptoms. Alzheimer's disease is determined through this...assessment does the doctor diagnose probable Alzheimer's disease. The doctor will do an extensive...
Outside editorial: Glen Campbell and Alzheimer's disease

...announced last week that he is suffering from Alzheimer's disease. And then he said he'd...Reagan told the world of his battle with Alzheimer's in a poignant letter in 1994. Actor...suffering from symptoms similar to those of Alzheimer's. Peace Corps founder Sargent Shriver's...
The Bridge adult day program

...recovery from a stroke, as well as persons of any age who have Alzheimer's Disease or a related disorder. Many participants of their loved ones. It is common for the person with Alzheimer's to latch on to their family caregiver and not leave them...
Clouds: what do they tell us?

...perspective. This is ongoing and should always be a part of my life.When one of my friends was first told that she had Alzheimer's, she was devastated. She began to spend long hours looking out the window at the clouds. Was this an experience of...
Researcher presents insights into possible causes of Alzheimer's

...learn more about links between diet and Alzheimer's disease. Grace Petot, a researcher...research began in 1991. Seventy-two had Alzheimer's. The research indicates people age...30 times more at risk for developing Alzheimer's than those who ate high-fat foods...
There's hope for families affected by Alzheimer's

...discoveries have been made regarding Alzheimer's Disease. P.E.T. scans...possibility of early detection of Alzheimer's and it is hoped that, in the...persons in the early stages of Alzheimer's often have clinical depression...


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