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2014-05-20 23:17:04

Healthcare pros and countless families coping with Alzheimer's Disease, share hundreds of tips, techniques and Alzheimer’s-adapted activities in this new common sense caregiver’s companion, When Caring Takes Courage by Mara Botonis. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 When Caring Takes Courage serves as a constant companion on what can feel like a very lonely journey. The newly released book, published by Outskirts Press, is a written reminder that, sadly, millions of other...

2014-05-20 23:04:10

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance St. Louis is hosting a public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Home Care Assistance of St. Louis, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for their aging...

2014-05-19 23:03:30

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Vancouver is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Vancouver, Canada’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care...

2014-05-15 23:08:54

Dr. Sandeep Grewal, a primary care physician at ACE Medical Group and author of ‘Dementia Express: Lose Your Memory in 100 Ways’ discusses types of Dementia and tips to prevent Dementia and memory loss. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Casey Kasem's struggle with Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) underlines the fact that Dementia can affect anyone. "Kasem, 82, is suffering from Lewy body disease," according to CNN (May 15, 2014). Nearly 3 million people in the...

2014-05-15 08:30:54

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) which evaluated whether structured exercise slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease. BRF funding will expand that study to evaluate whether the "dose" of physical activity predicts the magnitude of response. "The early studies across the neuroscience community do indicate a linkage...

2014-05-13 23:08:44

Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing the release of its guide to non-pharmaceutical neurocognitive care. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Greater Toronto (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is announcing the release of its guide to non-pharmaceutical neurocognitive...

2014-05-13 23:04:23

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide the best care possible for...

brain boosting genetic variant
2014-05-12 04:50:31

[ Watch the Video: Longevity Gene May Boost Brain Power ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People possessing a variant of the longevity gene KLOTHO have demonstrated enhanced brain skills, regardless of factors such as age, sex or risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research published in the journal Cell Reports. The National Institutes of Health-funded study found that people with the variant had improved thinking, learning and memory. It also...

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 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...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin