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2014-06-10 23:01:50

DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States find doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that Dr. David Raffle, a Los Angeles, California Neuropsychologist, has added his profile to the growing number of doctors using the site. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States located doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced...

2014-06-10 20:23:05

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies allocated an additional $100 million in its fiscal year 2015 funding bill for Alzheimer's research. The Alzheimer's Association commends Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-KS) for their ongoing commitment to Alzheimer's, a terminal disease with no...

2014-06-07 23:00:51

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Calgary is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance Calgary, 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...

2014-06-06 23:01:41

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Home Care Assistance Montreal 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. Montreal, Québec (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Montreal, 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...

2014-06-05 08:29:40

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Alzheimer%s Disease Therapeutics and Diagnostics: Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/alzheimer/alzheimers_disease_therapeutics_diagnostics_global_markets.html INTRODUCTIONSTUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESBCC's goal in conducting this study was to determine the current status of Alzheimer's disease treatments and diagnostics and assess the growth potential of this...

2014-06-04 23:07:55

Living Well Assisted Living at Home will be presenting its model to keep seniors safe and connected at home at the California Pacific Medical Center in June. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 President and CEO of Living Well Assisted Living at Home, Dr. Doris Bersing, will be presenting at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco her revolutionary high tech – high touch model in eldercare to keep seniors safe and connected. The presentation titled, “Keeping Seniors Safe...

2014-06-03 23:07:33

During Stroke Month, let’s make the connection between heart and brain. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Approximately one-in-three Ontarians will develop stroke, dementia or both, and the incidence for each increases the risk of the other. That was the message as three Ontario health organizations came together during Stroke Month to raise awareness for stroke and dementia. The Ontario Stroke Network, the Alzheimer’s Society of Ontario and the Heart and Stroke Foundation have joined...

2014-06-02 23:00:49

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 11 AM Mountain, 1 PM Eastern Centennial, CO (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Centennial, Southeast Suburban Denver’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is committed to equipping family caregivers with the resources and tools they need to provide...

2014-06-02 12:29:55

Alzheimer's Association® Invites Everyone to Go Purple to Raise Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease and Brain Risk CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are at least 44 million people worldwide living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and those numbers are expected to grow to 76 million by 2030. During the inaugural Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month this June, the Alzheimer's Association(®) is asking people around the world to wear purple - the color of the...

Knowing More Than One Language Helps Keep Aging Brain Healthy
2014-06-02 08:28:07

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology have found that people who speak two or more languages have long-lasting benefits to their brain health. As part of the Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative, the study found that knowing more than one language helps brain health by slowing down cognitive decline from aging even if they acquired the second language in adulthood. It...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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