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Day 338 – A Name Is Just A Name (Part 1 of 2)

What was her name? Why can’t I remember her name?

I look up from the scuffed linoleum floor to watch two paramedics stroll by, lugging an empty stretcher behind them. 520 more words

Alzheimer's

Alzheimers Symptom

Alzheimers Disease, a disease of the elderly that has no actual cure and effects over 4 million people. Yet if you know the early Alzheimers symptoms you may be able to take medication and natural supplements to help slow the pace of Alzheimers and in turn be able to live a long full life. 559 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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UPDATE: Missing Man Found After Search

EATON TOWNSHIP — A man missing for more than 24 hours in Wyoming County was found following a search by rescue teams and volunteers

A small army was in the woods, just across the river from Tunkhannock, in Eaton Township looking for Ken Lewis, 83, who has Alzheimer’s disease and hearing problems. 235 more words

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Alive Inside, a documentary film being shown in selected theaters across the U.S., tells the story of a social worker using iPods and personalized playlists to bring new life to nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s. 226 more words

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Brutal abuse at Calabasas retirement home described in testimony

Assisted living facilities and nursing homes can be very dangerous places. While the costs to house your loved ones or family members at these facilities cost thousands of dollars per month, many of the employees who are hired as caregivers have no qualifications or experience caring for the elderly and disabled and are paid minimum wage. 349 more words

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