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Fund Alzheimer's research

...Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another dementia, including 33,000 caregivers in Alaska. This debilitating...dollars spent today is on people with Alzheimer's and other dementias. In 2050, it will be one in every three dollars.In order...
Ex-wrestler Snuka pleads not guilty in '83 death of mistress

...have trouble answering questions at his arraignment in Lehigh County Court, and Snuka's attorney said he has early onset dementia and post-concussion syndrome. Snuka also told the judge he can't read or write, saying he never went to school.Authorities...
Nation and World
'Womenomics' makes small chips in Japan's glass ceiling

...40s and 50s - people like Masako Sugiura, 51, who began caring full time for her 74-year-old mother after she developed dementia, and for her slowing 80-year-old father.Sugiura has nearly used up her savings, and needs part-time work or a job...
Nation and World
New dementia care program for direct workers

...individuals living with dementia. The training combines...disease and related dementias with teaching practical...individuals living with dementia. The goal is to make...Certificate of Competency in Dementia Care for 10 contact...Alzheimer's disease or related dementias. The non-profit organization...
Interacting with those affected by dementia impaired and most older adults with dementia experience and demonstrate unusual behaviors...apathy or aggression, the person with dementia is attempting communication. Caregivers...Andruss taught the following principles of dementia care: 1) The two golden rules of dementia...
Alaska Editorial: We're silver

...plans for responders to activate when a vulnerable adult is missing. It would apply to adults with disabilities, including dementias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and developmental disabilities.Rep. Max Gruenburg, who introduced HB59, likened it...
Dealing with dementia

...disease and other kinds of dementia. But so far, there's no...percent to 80 percent of all dementia, robs people of their memories...the cost of this and other dementias in the United States is more...impairment does not progress to dementia. Dementia is the progressive...
Bridge Adult Day Program gets new video games

...the Bridge." The Bridge Adult Day Program serves frail elders and people of any age with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementias. The program offers a wide variety of therapeutic recreation activities, in addition to socialization, lunch and snacks...
WWE seeking to block concussion suits

...claiming they had any kind of traumatic brain injuries, or dementia or ALS or any of the kind of stuff you seek associated with...Florida on Wednesday, Windham said he has been diagnosed with dementia and blood clots in his brain, and feels abandoned by WWE...
Man gets 359 years in beating deaths of Anchorage couple

...charged with sexually assaulting Sreap, her 2-year-old family member and her 91-year-old mother, Sreap Yan, who had dementia. Sreap Yan later suffered a stroke and died June 10, 2015. Authorities determined the death was from natural causes, and...


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