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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-23/man-gets-359-years-beating-deaths-ancho
State
Douglas L Gregg

...staff became another family-treating him with love, tenderness, and respect, and embracing his family as well. While dementia may have dimmed his memory, his open heart only grew, and his generosity of spirit and graceful acceptance and gratitude...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175361804
Study: Women with mild memory problem worsen faster than men

...P. Murali Doraiswamy. The study wasn't large or long enough to tell if women were more at risk for progressing to full dementia.Nor could it explain why the women declined faster, but the researchers said larger Alzheimer's prevention studies should...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/study-women-mild-memory-problem-worse
Not For Web
Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director Erin Hollowell

...her do just that when, last year, both her parents - and her dog - passed away."It's about my mother's descent into dementia, and her passing," she said.Each poem's title is a line from Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself;" she's sending the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/welcoming-literary-citizens-interview-49-
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-20/new-dementia-care-program-direct-worker
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/pat-eaton-robb/2015-07-02/wwe-seeking-block-concussion-s
Interacting with those affected by dementia

...is 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051408/nei_278901473.shtml
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-21/alaska-editorial-were-silver
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052710/opi_645328205.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122610/nei_761824309.shtml
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