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2013-09-17 23:27:13

Supporting an employee after her family member passed away due to complications from Alzheimer’s; Foster Web Marketing pledges to raise money for a local charity event in Reston, VA. FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Among the hundreds of people gathering in Reston for the Northern Virginia 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sunday, September 29, is a team from Foster Web Marketing. The Fairfax, Virginia-based online marketing company is not only helping raise money for...

2013-09-17 23:01:31

In line with its mission to change the way the world ages, Home Care Assistance Fort Worth created Team Memory Movers to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s with the goal of raising awareness around Alzheimer’s care and prevention. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Home Care Assistance Fort Worth, a premier provider of in-home care, is proud to share that the office has formed a team, the Memory Movers, to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday,...

2013-09-10 23:28:22

Supplements contain properties that enhance circulation in the brain and improve oxygen utilization, indicating they could place useful roles in treating and preventing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 According to statistics released by the Alzheimer’s Association (http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_facts_and_figures.asp), Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and more than 5 million...

2013-09-05 23:18:07

Ida Culver House Broadview Prepares for Walk to End Alzheimer’s with County Fair Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 More than 100 Ida Culver House Broadview residents, their families and friends are helping the Western and Central Washington State Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association reclaim the future for people living with Alzheimer’s and associated dementias by raising money for the organization to provide care, support and research funding. On Saturday, August 17, Ida...

2013-09-04 23:01:35

September is the second global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma about Alzheimer’s Disease. For AlertID, it is a great time to share tips and tools to help protect loved ones with Alzheimer’s and offer solutions for their families. Las Vegas, NV and Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 September is the second global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma about...

2013-08-29 23:00:19

Heritage Woods of South Elgin, a BMA affordable assisted living and memory care community in Kane County, Illinois, will host an Alzheimer’s Walk on Sept. 6. The community is certified to operate through the Illinois Supportive Living program and serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Heritage Woods of South Elgin, a BMA affordable assisted living and memory care community, is hosting an Alzheimer’s Walk on Sept. 6. The...

2013-08-13 23:01:42

Gordon Research Institute presents the worldwide premier of a new approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia. Payson AZ (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Gordon Research institute believes the correct treatment could be right under their noses. With the new technology advancements and scientific research, scientists are discovering ancient mechanisms for balancing body chemistries. Photo receptors (for light) are deep in the center of the skull, which have rods and cones, just like in the eyes. What...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'