Latest Alzheimer Society of Canada Stories

2011-05-10 08:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, together with its collaborator on the Alzheimer's Immunotherapy Program, Pfizer Inc., is pleased to announce the Alzheimer's Association(TM), the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research, as a new beneficiary of The 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's: Memories are Everything campaign.

2011-05-02 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hospice Foundation of America has developed "Alzheimer's Disease and Hospice Care," a free online webinar that examines how hospice care can support patients and families coping with end-stage Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. More than 5 million people in the U.S.

2011-04-14 08:16:02

Areas of the brain affected by Alzheimer's disease (AD) may start shrinking up to a decade before dementia is diagnosed, according to a new study.

2011-04-14 06:25:00

Parts of the brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease could start shrinking up to a decade before the actual onset of dementia is diagnosed.

2011-04-06 19:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading voluntary health organization advocating for Alzheimer's care, support and research, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds the introduction of the "Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act," (S. 738/H.R.

2011-03-14 23:01:00

Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's and Timely Intervention Can Lead to Better Planning CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to 2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, released today by the Alzheimer's Association, there are nearly 15 million Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers in the United States.

2011-03-09 12:10:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anticipating a catastrophic increase in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, California leaders have completed the much-anticipated California State Plan for Alzheimer's disease, a disease estimated to double among Californians by the year 2030.

2011-03-07 00:00:27

Home Instead Senior Care in Boise has expanded their Alzheimer’s and dementia care program to meet the increasing demand for seniors facing these diseases. Meridian, ID (PRWEB) March 6, 2011 Every 70 seconds, someone will develop Alzheimer’s disease.

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Memory walks to help end Alzheimer's are held around the country year round.

2011-01-29 00:01:51

Heavenly Caregiver Services, Inc. Aims to Raise Alzheimer's Awareness via Dementia Seminar Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 As the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States, Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of Dementia.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.