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Booze And Your Brain - Moderate Alcohol Consumption By Seniors May Boost Episodic Memory

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Although alcohol consumption is typically associated with negative effects on the brain, a new study from a team of American researchers has found that people over 60 who are moderate drinkers...

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2014-10-30 12:29:05

National Take the Tour Day Honors the 5.4 Million Americans Living with Dementia ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, November 6, Second Wind Dreams® will present the Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT®) at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Avenue, Mineola, NY in the 2(nd) floor Ceremonial Chamber from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in recognition of Second Wind Dreams' National Take the Tour Day. The Virtual Dementia Tour is a...

2014-10-28 12:30:47

Agencies Award Four Grants to Advance Study of Frontotemporal Degeneration RADNOR, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers studying frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) disease, a leading cause of early onset dementia, will receive more than $30 million over the next five years in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The funding will be used to further scientific collaboration and investigate new treatments in the quest to find a cure for FTD....

2014-10-28 12:30:14

EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, an award-winning research and education thought leader, announces the introduction of Boost Your Brain & Memory, a multi-faceted brain health program that goes beyond simple brain games. The evidence-based program focuses on a variety of lifestyle factors that impact brain health, and on memory strategies that participants can implement in their daily lives. Boost Your Brain & Memory...

2014-10-28 08:35:02

Brookdale Offers Free Caregiver Webinar, Resources for National Alzheimer's Awareness Month BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the number of people living with Alzheimer's disease soars, so does the number of family caregivers. Over 15 million people are taking care of loved ones with dementia in the home, according to the Alzheimer's Association. Sixty percent say the emotional stress is high and more than a third report depression symptoms. To help, Brookdale is...

2014-10-27 23:02:51

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) Dementia Committee presents a seminar Nov. 7 for area caregivers and healthcare professionals titled “The Journey of Caregiving for Veterans with Dementia.” The daylong seminar in Columbia, S.C., for professional and non-professional caregivers and family members of those who are experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease will provide information on dementia, community and VA resources, management of difficult behaviors, and...

2014-10-27 20:22:52

SARASOTA, Fla. , Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Roskamp Institute (www.rfdn.org), a not-for-profit biomedical research facility specializing in Alzheimer's disease research, have isolated a key molecule that gives researchers a new drug target for the treatment of the progressive, irreversible neurological disorder. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154655LOGO This finding is the culmination of more than 10 years of work by more than a dozen scientists...

2014-10-26 23:01:28

Seniorbility is an innovative elder care solution offering cognitive surveillance and safety monitoring for seniors that tests cognitive function with a unique and fun daily cognitive test, as well as a safety check, all done over a land-line phone. The cognitive tests provide an early warning system for dementia, giving caregivers early notification of new or worsening dementia, so that they may intervene before seniors injure themselves or others. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 26, 2014...

2014-10-23 20:29:41

TauRx Chairman Prof. Claude Wischik brings a clinical trial opportunity directly to caregivers and patients at breakfast event PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MediciGlobal, a global leader in patient recruitment and retention for clinical trials, is supporting TauRx Therapeutics' Phase III clinical trial for behavioral variant Frontotemporal Dementia (bvFTD) by informing caregivers and patients about a "Meet the Experts" breakfast on Friday, October 24th, to...

2014-10-21 16:26:03

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Awareness Month, the Lewy Body Dementia Association proudly unveils, "The Profiles of LBD," a portrait series of families living with the disease. Taken by world-renowned professional photographer, Robert Whitman, the series encapsulates the love between those afflicted with LBD and their caregivers, despite the struggles they face together every day managing a relatively unknown, yet very common,...

2014-10-17 23:07:00

OMA is an intergenerational art program for people with dementia. Each week, more than a dozen Mount Pleasant residents have the opportunity to participate in the program with the assistance of nursing staff and volunteers. Monroe, OH (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Mount Pleasant Retirement Village is excited to announce their partnership with the Scripps Gerontology Center of Miami University in their Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program. OMA is an intergenerational art program for people...


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