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The minute he walked in the joint

A difficult visit to Mum’s yesterday. As we arrived, Mum was very agitated, seated in her usual chair but without her pressure cushion. She was shaking and trying to get out of the chair. 863 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

Local company, BYU team up to improve treatment for those with Alzheimer's disease

PROVO, Utah – More than 5 million people in the United States are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, and a local company is teaming up with researchers at Brigham Young University to improve early diagnosis and treatment for the disease. 261 more words

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Tauopathies is the accumulation of tau (post from 07/26/2014)

What and what? What are tau and what do they have to do with Tauopathies?

Well tau happen to be proteins. Considering the fact that tau sometime clump together inside the nerve cells of the human brain, causing the cells to stop functioning properly and die, this will affect some types of Dementias. 157 more words

Elderly Care

Upbeat Living:  Getting A Bigger Better Brain!

© 2014 Kebba Buckley Button, MS, OM.  World Rights Reserved.

Got memory problems?  Feel stressed when you can’t remember things?  Want to prevent or minimize Alzheimer’s Disease?  797 more words

Stress

How Did I Get Here?

I cannot believe that we only have two weeks left of SROP.  It seems like it was just yesterday was the end of “Bootcamp Week,” but here we are, on the verge of week seven.   1,216 more words

The First Visit

I waited anxiously for the social worker to arrive. I had no idea what she was going to say or what plan she had in mind for Mom. 650 more words

Alzheimer's Disease Control Switched to Prevention

Alzheimer’s disease is fatal. It affects nearly six million people today. Many researchers spent years studying this disease to find a cure. Still, to this day, no one has been able to find it. 500 more words

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