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2014-04-01 12:33:44

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Alzheimer's Pipeline Drugs Review, Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market & Forecast - Global Analysis Alzheimer's disease drug market is on the curvature stage. Since 2003, there is not any single "magic bullet" launched in the market to prevent or cure it. However, all current marketed products are going to be generic in the next 3-4 years. There are high unmet medical needs....

2014-03-31 12:29:15

Genesis Raised Funds and Awareness for Alzheimer's Disease as Silver National Team in 2013 KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis HealthCare, one of the nation's largest providers of skilled nursing and rehabilitation, announced today that the company raised $275,000 in 2013 to support the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's(®) as a Silver National Team. Walk to End Alzheimer's is the nation's largest event to raise awareness and funds for...

2014-03-24 08:27:59

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation backs a critical study that advances Alzheimer's as the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The science philanthropist, Jeffrey Epstein, founder of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics at Harvard University, and prominent supporter of the Alzheimer's Association, has backed and highlighted a critical study showing that Alzheimer's is no longer the 6th leading cause of death in the United States,...

2014-03-21 23:26:44

Home Health Care Agency Trains Aides to Care Specifically for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Dementia; Program will Enhance Skills to Provide More Targeted Support for Patients and Families Secaucus, N.J. (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Approximately 5.2 million Americans are currently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, many of them senior citizens. In fact, one in nine adults over 65 years old have Alzheimer’s and this skyrockets to one-third of the population aged 85 and older. To meet the...

Alzheimer's Disease More Prevalent In Women Than Men
2014-03-19 12:45:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Alzheimer's Association 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report, women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease as they are breast cancer. Researchers found that a woman’s estimated lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer’s at age 65 is one in six, compared to nearly one in 11 for a man. "Through our role in the development of The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes on...

2014-03-19 00:22:14

There Are 2.5 Times More Women Than Men Providing Intensive "On Duty" Care 24 Hours a Day to Someone with Alzheimer's CHICAGO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today, a woman's estimated lifetime risk of developing Alzheimer's at age 65 is 1 in 6, compared with nearly 1 in 11 for a man. As real a concern as breast cancer is to women's health, women in their 60s are about twice as...

2014-03-18 20:22:14

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the latest YouGov Omnibus survey nearly half of Americans (47%) say Alzheimer's attracts less financial support than other diseases because it generally affects older people. 51% of Americans who know somebody with the disease agree. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/MN85931) 44% of people who do know an Alzheimer's sufferer say the disease lacks funding because people accept the disease as a natural part of...

2014-03-13 23:02:57

New Senior Community Brings Unique Care Options to Kansas City Northland Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 New senior care options will soon be unveiled in the Northland, and for many older adults and their loved ones, that’s a reason to celebrate. Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Support by Senior Star will showcase the brand-new community during two special events: an invitation-only ribbon cutting from 3 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, and a public open house from 1...

2014-03-13 23:00:12

‘I Care’ aims to relieve stress, anxiety of care partners, improve life of Alzheimer’s patients. Irvington, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 In 2012, approximately 15.4 million Alzheimer’s disease caregivers provided about 17.5 billion hours of unpaid care, which translates to more than $216 billion lost, says the Alzheimer’s Association. Authors and health care professionals Jennifer Brush and Kerry Mills understand the immense strain that care partners feel when caring for their...

2014-03-12 23:29:22

Caring for parents affected by Alzheimer's and dementia is often an overwhelming journey for caregivers as it is filled with uncertainty, anger, sadness and guilt. Somebody Stole My Iron, a new book from Praeclarus Press, offers hope and practical suggestions for coping for families living through this experience. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 For Vicki Tapia, caring for her aging parents who suffered from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disesase-related dementia, was an...


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