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Researchers have discovered a connection between dementia risk and diabetes. This link means that as many as one-quarter of Americans over the age of 60 could have a significantly increased risk for Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, according to the results of a recent study. Their findings should resonate with particular…

Majority of Global Alzheimer’s Cases Go Untreated | Rochester, MI

Alzheimer’s disease impacts people around the globe, in every country, but that doesn’t mean victims of the disease are receiving the treatment they need. According to a new study, in some low-income countries, as many as 90% of dementia cases are thought to go undiagnosed, and thus untreated. Alzheimer’s Disease International…

People With Alzheimer’s Take Conflicting Meds | Grosse Pointe, MI

Would you ever try to ride a bike by pedaling backwards? According to recent research, this is precisely what a lot of people with Alzheimer’s are doing. A study conducted by scientists at the Group Health Research Institute, has discovered that a large number of seniors taking a cholinesterase inhibitor…

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A Closer Look at a National Alzheimer’s Plan Proposal 2012 may be the year the Mayan calendar ends, but 2050 might be the milestone we should really be afraid of. According to William Thies—Chief Medical and Scientific Officer of the Alzheimer’s Association—that is the year the Alzheimer’s disease epidemic is set to…

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Strategies for Coping with Alzheimer’s Disesae: Patience, Compassion and Flexibility A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is devastating. The disease appears gradually, gaining momentum as it progresses. Alzheimer’s disease robs memory and destroys the ability to learn. Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is a full-time undertaking. As Alzheimer’s progresses, everyone; spouse, children…

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New Study Addresses Caregivers’ Questions about Donepezil For the vast majority of the aging population, avoiding placement in a nursing home or assisted living facility is a top priority. There are countless ways to go about this, such as hiring in-home care services or using home and community-based services to…

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Alzheimer’s Patients And Caregivers Today, America’s biopharmaceutical research companies highlighted the 98 new medicines in the pipeline for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, either in clinical trials or awaiting FDA review. Researchers, patients, caregivers, advocacy groups and students gathered at the University of South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute to…

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Strategies for Coping with Alzheimer’s Disesae: Patience, Compassion and Flexibility A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is devastating. The disease appears gradually, gaining momentum as it progresses. Alzheimer’s disease robs memory and destroys the ability to learn. Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is a full-time undertaking. As Alzheimer’s progresses, everyone; spouse, children…

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Most People with Alzheimer’s Aren’t Being Told Their Diagnosis Only 45 percent of men and women with Alzheimer’s disease and 27 percent of people with a non-Alzheimer’s type of dementia have been officially told their diagnosis by their doctor, an analysis of data from more than 16,000 Medicare beneficiaries revealed….

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Scientists Search Reagan’s Speech for Signs of Alzheimer’s Former president Ronald Reagan is known for many things: “Reaganomics,” the War on Drugs, the end of the Cold War, surviving an assassination attempt, the Iran-Contra affair—a list of policies and events as long as it is impactful. But questions about Reagan’s…