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2014-06-18 23:10:48

Retirement Communities Specializing in Programs for Alzheimer’s and Memory Care, Helpful Articles on Aging, and More Resources Available Online and in Seniors Guide Magazine Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Top website for retirement living, http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com, has expanded its resources for assisted living by providing helpful articles and local resources for those living with Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Memory Loss. According to facts and figures from the...

2014-06-18 23:10:07

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 introducing its new cognitive therapeutics program, the Cognitive Therapeutics Method, which is aimed at maintaining and improving the cognitive function of seniors under home care. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Toronto/York Region (HomeCareAssistance-Toronto.com), the leading provider of...

2014-06-18 23:02:01

You can do something about dementia, stroke, and heart disease. Toronto (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Modeled after the increasing evidence linking a socially, physically and mentally stimulating lifestyle to helping decrease the incidence or progression of diseases, the Alzheimer Society of Ontario introduced Minds in Motion® this spring. The new program designed for people with signs of Alzheimer’s and their care partners helps improve balance, mobility, flexibility, and alertness....

2014-06-17 23:16:52

2nd International conference on Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia is going to be organized with a view to discuss Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches towards Dementia September 23-25, 2014 at Valencia Conference Centre, Spain. Valencia, Spain (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Dementia-2014 will be held in collaboration with The European Society for the Advancement of Neuroscience and mainly focuses on Alzheimer's disease Threat: Current Research and Treatment. The Previous edition...

2014-06-16 12:29:07

Sunrise-to-Sunset Event Raises Awareness and Funds to Fuel the Alzheimer's Association® CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 21, 2014, The Longest Day(®) participants across the globe will join with the Alzheimer's Association(®) to honor those living with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset challenge to raise awareness and funds to fuel the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer's Association. Held on the...

2014-06-16 08:29:26

NAPLES, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgingCare.com has launched FadeToBlank.org, a new interactive, educational website that for the first time tells the candid, personal stories of people living with Alzheimer's disease. FadeToBlank.org offers a unique opportunity to learn what it really feels like to live with this degenerative disease. "While the majority of industry groups are focused on research and funding, care approaches and support for family caregivers, we are...

2014-06-12 23:07:09

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Omaha Home Care Assistance is hosting a free, public webinar, “Let’s Talk Dementia – With a Splash of Humor” on Thursday, June 12th, at 12 Noon, CST. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Omaha, 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 their...

2014-06-12 23:01:44

As part of an ongoing commitment to family caregivers and quality dementia care, Annapolis 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. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance Annapolis, 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...

2014-06-12 13:03:50

University of Oxford Oxford University researchers funded by Parkinson's UK have developed a simple and quick MRI technique that offers promise for early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. The team demonstrated that their new MRI approach can detect people who have early-stage Parkinson's disease with 85% accuracy, according to research published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 'At the moment we have no way to predict who is at risk of...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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