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Alzheimer's More Prevalent and Burdensome with Lower Socioeconomic Status

Last summer, I was a communications intern at the Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter. Three articles I wrote about Alzheimer’s caregivers and their involvement with the Association… 842 more words

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"Alzheimer’s Disease Hits Women Hardest"

Justin Williams reports:

“The estimated risk of a woman developing Alzheimer’s disease in her 60s is 1 in 6, the Alzheimer’s Association says, compared to 1 in 11 for breast cancer.”

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Police Searching For Boston Man With Alzheimer's Who Wandered Away

Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. 945 more words

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Good news for Neurological disorders: new studies show decrease in Alzheimer's Disease and stroke

Some great new for neurological diseases and improving health in western countries. First, a new study published in JAMA shows that stroke incidence and mortality are declining in the United States. 285 more words

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The Roommate

Just for today, I’m not writing about Mom…I’m writing about her roommate.

I have just come back from a beautiful break with my family and I have not talked to my mom in over a week. 617 more words

Barb's Buzz - Moving with Alzheimer's

Dan and I recently took the plunge that many baby boomers face.  We down-sized, moving from our large family home in Delafield to a smaller condominium in Brookfield. 417 more words

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Helping an Alzheimer's Caregiver

Want To Help Someone Who Is an Alzheimer’s Caregiver? Here Are Some Tips.

Attached is a very worthwhile read by blogger, Kathie Ritchie.  The article includes her suggestions as well as those of caregiver adviser, Marie Marley.  242 more words

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