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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...

2014-03-04 23:31:42

Dr. London points out, “Caregivers are truly the unsung heroes as they take care of every need of their loved ones who no longer can directly communicate.” San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New York Times columnist Jane Brody, in her Personal Health article, “Caring for the Caregiver” on Tuesday, February 18, turned to Dr. Judith London for her insights and recommendations on caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to her widely-read column, Brody is an...

2013-05-21 23:18:48

This book is the culmination of over 50 years of experience with the world of dementia. The book´s six sections explore topics basic to caregivers developing their own techniques and approaches to managing the day-to-day care of their loved ones. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Barbara Michels, author of “The Alzheimer´s Journey“¦A Practical Perspective for Caregivers” has over 50 years of experience in the world of dementia. Over 25 years was...

2012-09-21 23:00:12

Web publisher creates free, helpful resource with expert advice and articles on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 In recognition of Alzheimer´s Action Day, Assisted Living Today has released the Alzheimer´s Action Day Guide, a comprehensive, free resource for Alzheimer's and Dementia patients and caregivers. You can see the full Alzheimer´s Action Day Guide here: http://assistedlivingtoday.com/2012/09/alzheimers-action-day-guide The...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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