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2011-10-13 00:35:00

The Caregiver Symposium will feature over Exhibitors, Workshops, Demonstrations, A Men's Roundtable Discussion, Magician, Heather Rogers, Carol Guest, "Mrs. Utah of America 2011", A Special Presentation on Diabetes and Keynote Speaker, Wayne Connell, Founder of Invisible Disabilities Association. There will be many other workshop facilitators throughout the day. Stockton, CA (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 As part of National Caregiver Appreciation Month, Healings in Motion presents the 4th Annual...

2011-10-11 20:39:21

There is some evidence about the potential value of cognitive rehabilitation therapy (CRT) for treating traumatic brain injury (TBI), but overall it is not sufficient to develop definitive guidelines on how to apply these therapies and to determine which type of CRT will work best for a particular patient, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Research has yielded promising data on the effectiveness of some forms of CRT for helping patients with TBI, but the majority of the...

2011-10-11 05:52:30

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Can you avoid dementia by thinking healthy? According to a new study, people who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life. At the start of the study, 8,169 people age 65 years or older were asked to rate their health and were followed for nearly seven years. During the study, 618 people developed dementia. The risk of dementia was 70 percent higher in people who rated their health as poor and 34...

2011-10-05 22:13:24

People who rate their health as poor or fair appear to be significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life, according to a study published in the October 5, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "Having people rate their own health may be a simple tool for doctors to determine a person's risk of dementia, especially for people with no symptoms or memory problems," said study author Christophe Tzourio, MD, PhD, director of...

2011-10-03 13:00:00

Cordula Dick Muehlke, Ph.D., of Santa Ana, CA has dedicated the last 25 years of her career to helping families who are facing Alzheimerâs disease or another dementia, including turning a truly grassroots effort into a state-of-the-art model as executive director of Alzheimerâs Family Services Center (AFSC) in Huntington Beach, CA since 1995. In recognition of her outstanding achievements and dedication, Dementia Care Professionals of America (DCPA) announced today...

2011-09-29 11:04:43

People with dementia can still make decisions in their everyday lives and with support from partners can continue to do so as their condition advances. This is one of the preliminary findings of a two-year research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) into how married couples living with dementia make decisions on a daily basis. The study is investigating how couples make decisions over issues such as what to eat or wear, as well as how they make more complex...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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