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2014-09-30 23:20:56

Portion of proceeds from ID jewelry sales will support foundation’s care-related mission. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 American Medical ID and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) announced a collaborative agreement to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, and the importance of wearing medical IDs for people with these brain disorders. American Medical ID will donate 20 percent of retail sales generated by AFA to the foundation to...

2014-09-30 23:01:38

GeriJoy announced today the appointment of Kim V. Coleman, J.D., as an advisor to the GeriJoy executive team. Kim currently serves as Lead Deputy Public Guardian in Santa Clara County, CA. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Kim V. Coleman, J.D. coordinates financial and medical care of older adults with dementia and other major illnesses, and as Lead Deputy Public Guardian of Santa Clara County, California, she leads a team that handles the conservatorship needs of the...

2014-09-30 12:30:15

"Food for Thought" to Promote Education, Fundraising for Rare Brain Disease RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters from throughout the U.S. will host events during the 2(nd) Annual "Food for Thought" campaign from October 5-12, with the goal of raising awareness about frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). FTD is an often-misdiagnosed, progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting 50,000 people in the United States, and is the leading cause of dementia in adults...

2014-09-30 08:34:05

Alzheimer's Team Ranks 3rd largest Alzheimer's Community Worldwide, dedicated to bringing diagnostic and drug treatment trials to those affected by early-stage, mild and moderate Alzheimer's PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One week after World Alzheimer's Day, MediciGlobal Ltd. announces its major milestone: Alzheimer's Team reaches over 200,000 supporters. The online community which caters to patients, families and caregivers, was developed to draw attention...

2014-09-29 23:09:03

GeriJoy announced today a new member of the executive team, Emily White, a social worker and certified geriatric care manager with professional experience through providers such as Kindred Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Brookdale Senior Living and Amedisys. Also an experienced social and technology entrepreneur, Emily serves as a mentor and adviser to technology startups in the field of aging. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Originally from Marblehead, MA, Emily White...

2014-09-23 23:08:44

Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing in on the recent case of a British Columbia woman diagnosed with dementia taking her own life. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care in the Greater Toronto Area, is weighing...

2014-09-22 23:04:17

Medical minds collaborate during three-day event on the future of memory care and hospice CARLSBAD, CA (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Medical experts this past weekend gathered in Carlsbad, California for a three-day conference to discuss brain-related diseases facing an aging population, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, brain injury from concussions and neurodegenerative disorders. Each of the 50 attendees is a medical director affiliated with a Silverado memory care community or...

2014-09-22 12:31:44

5.2 million in U.S. Live with Alzheimer's, One in Every Eight Baby-Boomers Will Develop the Disease NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nashville, Tenn., which has received national recognition as an unparalleled center of the United State's healthcare industry, is home to yet another innovative and one-of-a-kind healthcare initiative. Dr. David Satcher, 16th Surgeon General of the United States and former Nashvillian, will speak Tuesday, September 23 at 10:15 a.m. at...

2014-09-22 08:29:30

ABERDEEN, Scotland and SINGAPORE, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TauRx Therapeutics Ltd has achieved its target enrolment of 700 subjects with mild Alzheimer's disease into the second of its two Phase III clinical trials of LMTX(TM), a tau aggregation inhibitor, for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. This multi-centre, placebo-controlled clinical trial (Protocol TRx-237-005) is aimed at assessing the efficacy of LMTX(TM) in people diagnosed with mild Alzheimer's disease. The study...

2014-09-17 23:07:01

Fuel For Thought® coconut oil beverage helps support natural ketone production Bloomfield, CT (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Promising new research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (August 2014) sheds more light on the potential ability of ketones to support brain function in people with mild Alzheimer’s disease dementia. The study shows that brain hypometabolism associated with mild Alzheimer’s disease dementia may be caused by impaired glucose uptake and/or...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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