Latest Alzheimer Society of Canada Stories

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.

2011-01-26 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting this year, more than 10,000 baby boomers a day will turn 65. As these baby boomers age, one of out of eight of them will develop Alzheimer's - a devastating, costly, heartbreaking disease.

2011-01-18 17:44:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association joins the Shriver family and the nation in mourning the passing of Sargent Shriver. Few people have had the impact on our nation that Mr. Shriver did.

2011-01-18 14:07:00

Israel's Leading Care Organization Signs on as Founding Member NEW YORK, Jan.

2011-01-12 18:13:54

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute have discovered that the genetic mechanism which destroys brain cells is responsible for early development of Alzheimer's Disease in people with Down Syndrome and for development of Alzheimer's Disease in general population – providing a potential new target for drugs that could forestall dementia in people with either condition.

2011-01-04 18:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds President Obama for signing the National Alzheimer's Project Act(NAPA) into law.

2010-12-15 12:09:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds Congress for passage of the National Alzheimer's Project Act (S. 3036, H.R.

Word of the Day
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.