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There is a shortage of mental health professionals qualified to treat the unique needs of seniors.

Such great information to share. Post yours here, too!  Serving senior is a program that proactively looks to assist senior citizens in low income...
Author: steve

I Finally Found Alzheimer's Silver Lining | Lisa Hirsch | Huffington Post

I came across this article from one of my LinkedIn connections, Lisa Hirsch. She has a wonderful library of works regarding her personal experiences...

Study Suggests Alzheimer's Patients Can In Fact Still Store New Memories

We came across this groundbreaking study suggesting that Alzheimer's patients can in fact create and store new memories. Alzheimer's disease patients...

Understanding Early Onset Dementia Workshop @ Bidges® by EPOCH at Trumbull on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.

  Understanding Early Onset Dementia Thursday, March 24 at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. What many people don’t realize is that there are many different types...
Author: Jay Jaser

Keeping the brain active may not delay signs of Alzheimer's

It is important to keep an active mind your entire life, not just when signs of alzheimer's appear. Read more on this article found on Fox...

Alzheimer's, dementia care center unveils Glen Campbell gallery

Article credited to MARISA HICKS LOG CABIN STAFF WRITER A new center for Alzheimer’s and dementia care will house the Glen Campbell Art Gallery in...
Author: Jay Jaser

Do ‘senior moments’ at 65 mean Alzheimer’s later?

Here's an interesting article I pulled from The Washington Post:  People don’t wake up one day with Alzheimer’s disease. The condition and other...
Author: ante

A touching story about love, family and Alzheimer’s disease

Wish You Were Here By Gwendolyn de Geest, RN, BSN, MA I am sitting in the restaurant having lunch with my husband, Howard. But Howard's not here. We...
Author: sganter

Costs for End of Life Dementia care are vastly disproportionate to all other conditions

The study findings were published online Oct. 26 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. According to the article from CBS News:  "Health care and...
Author: steve

New Way to Fight Alzheimer's

From BU.edu:  In the war against Alzheimer’s disease, one of the big villains is a protein called amyloid beta—Abeta, for short. In a diseased brain...
Author: steve