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Diane Francis: A first-hand account of Alzheimer's 'long goodbye'

Joan Sutton Straus was a popular columnist and feature writer in Toronto until 1982 when she was swept away by her Prince Charming. She married Oscar Straus of New York City, an elegant diplomat, businessman and philanthropist, and the two began an idyllic existence among the world’s rich and famous. 913 more words

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Rush, Northwestern Studying New Anti-Dementia Drug

CHICAGO (CBS) – Alzheimer’s researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University have launched a study to test a new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease, and are looking for volunteers to take part. 219 more words

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Reverend G Strikes Again

With the release of “Intermission for Reverend G” and the signed contract for the third book in the series, I thought the petite minister with Alzheimer’s might slip out of my subconscious. 322 more words

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Punctuation malfunction in my brain and my increasing fear of commas.

There are days when I notice my Alzheimer’s seems to be a bit worse and try to remember to record it for my Alzheimer’s Journey… 643 more words

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Things are ALWAYS Interesting in the Alzheimers Patient's Mind!

So what would you think about this if you found it?  This is a daily occurrence in my household!  I don’t know where the misfire of brain cells happens but sometimes all is well and sometimes I find LOTS of random things in weird places.  129 more words

Alzheimers

Slow Walking Speed and Memory Complaints Can Predict Dementia

A study involving nearly 27,000 older adults on five continents found that nearly 1 in 10 met criteria for pre-dementia based on a simple test that measures how fast people walk and whether they have cognitive complaints. 916 more words

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that up to 5.3 million Americans—about 1 in 9 people age 65 and over—have Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia. That number is expected to more than double by 2050 due to population aging. To read further, check out my page Important Facts About Your Brain - and Exercise. Tony

24: Live Another Day ReJacktions - Episode 12 (10PM-11AM)

After a four year absence, 24 is returning to TV in the form of a “limited series.” Shortened seasons for broadcast shows are in right now. 1,855 more words

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