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2014-05-06 23:00:18

New book ‘MY JOURNEY WITH DAD’ addresses the role of the caregiver to a family member afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Gladstone, Mo. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Author JoAnn Devine’s father was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 84 years old. He had been diagnosed four years prior to her mother’s death. She had always felt that she would be her dad’s caregiver when the time came, and she willingly accepted that role. “MY JOURNEY WITH DAD” is a true story about...

Therapy Involving Horses Offers Hope For Alzheimer's Patients
2014-05-06 10:27:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Numerous studies have shown that physical, emotional and cognitive therapy involving domestic animals can be very therapeutic, and new research from The Ohio State University has found that interactive therapy with horses can bring relief to people with Alzheimer’s disease. According to the study team’s report, published in the journal Anthrozoös, people with Alzheimer’s were able to groom, feed and walk horses with assistance...

2014-05-05 23:04:53

Home Care Assistance of Utah is recognized as one of the top home care agencies in the country based on client satisfaction. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Utah, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is honored to be recognized as a 2014 Best of Home Care Provider of Choice. This prestigious award is given to home care providers who rank in the top 50th percentile in one or more client satisfaction categories, based on monthly satisfaction...

2014-05-05 10:23:25

Case Western Reserve Finding Could Pave Way to Cognitive Disease Therapies Case Western Reserve researchers have discovered that a protein previously implicated in disease plays such a positive role in learning and memory that it may someday contribute to cures of cognitive impairments. The findings regarding the potential virtues of fatty acid binding protein 5 (FABP5) — usually associated with cancer and psoriasis — appear in the May 2 edition of The Journal of Biological Chemistry....

2014-05-02 12:27:14

Drug Could Be the First to Slow the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) announced today that it raised more than $1.1 million in support of a clinical trial to test an existing drug for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The $1.1 million was generated during the "Fund a Scientist" auction at its Eighth Annual Connoisseur's Dinner on May 1, 2014, and awarded to Jeffrey Cummings, MD,...

2014-05-01 23:02:26

Presentation to Highlight How Dementia Impacts Families, Types of Care Available and Costs Associated with Each Irvine, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Mind Heart Soul Ministry and Saddleback Church Laguna Woods invite the community to attend a special open-to-the-public presentation on Saturday, May 10 at 9:00 a.m. The no-cost seminar will address two topics many are facing as America’s population ages: Caregiving and Alzheimer’s, a disease that affects more than five million people across...

2014-05-01 16:30:38

George Vradenburg Appointed to Council WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Dementia Council, meeting for the first time in London, England on Wednesday, agreed to priorities for the upcoming year and to mobilizing a worldwide effort to find a cure for Alzheimer's and dementia. Supported by the UK Government, and an outgrowth of the 2013 G8 Dementia Summit, the World Dementia Council was created to champion innovation in dementia across diagnosis, treatment, and care...

2014-04-30 23:12:23

Home Care Assistance unveils the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, a cognitive activities program based on cutting-edge scientific research, to improve the care of its clients who suffer from some form of dementia. St. Louis Park, MN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Minnesota, a leading provider of in-home senior care, is proud to unveil the Cognitive Therapeutics Method™, an activity-based cognitive intervention program, designed to delay the onset of new symptoms and the...

2014-04-30 12:30:34

Data Highlight Physician and Payer Expectations for New Symptomatic and Disease-Modifying Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. neurologists are particularly receptive to novel symptomatic agents and would prescribe Lundbeck/Otsuka's selective 5-HT6 receptor antagonist Lu-AE58054 to a median 25 percent of their drug-treated mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease patients,...

2014-04-29 23:02:53

If you or someone you know is living with dementia, now is the time to get your affairs in order. Helpful estate planning tips from the Alzheimer Society of Ontario throughout May. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The Alzheimer Society of Ontario understands that life is often unpredictable. So this May, during “Make-a-Will/Leave-a-Legacy” month, the Alzheimer Society proposes a series of tips to help everyone get their financial and legal planning in order. Starting Monday May...


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