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2013-01-22 23:02:03

The Alzheimer's Association selects 24HR HomeCare as a preferred provider. Culver City, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 The Alzheimer's Association has designated 24HR HomeCare as a preferred provider of its California Southland Chapter´s 2012-13 Respite Program for the City of Los Angeles. The initiative gives selected families free in-home healthcare services. The institution's respite program determines and provides the amount of time and care needed to provide a full-time family...

Promising Compound Offers Hope For Alzheimer’s Patients
2013-01-03 09:12:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently tested a promising new compound that could help reverse symptoms of Alzheimer´s disease and restore memory in laboratory mice. Alzheimer´s is a form of degenerative dementia that can affect behavior, memory and thinking. While there is currently no cure, researchers continue to look at treatments for symptoms of the disease. The findings of the...

2012-12-15 05:01:01

Be on the lookout for the following physical and mental changes in your elderly loved ones this holiday season Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 While getting together and visiting with family over the 2012 - 2013 holiday season, Seniors Guide Magazine and http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com suggest taking notice of the health and well being of aging family members. “As we see our elderly loved ones over the holidays, we may notice certain changes that require some...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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