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~Alzheimer~by Anjali Kullu

~Alzheimer~

A wide pasture
of nothingness:
damp and gloom.
Try a stand;
loosening sand
sinks my feet.
Vigorous struggling
still not helps.
While my mind… 68 more words

Poetry

Walk a Mile in My Shoes

I never realized the time, the effort, the lessons learned, and even more so, the emotional stress involved in caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease. And I don’t believe others realize it either until they’re actually in the situation themselves. 935 more words

Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease explained

What is it?

Alzheimer’s is the most common cause for dementia. In 95% of cases, the disease onsets when people are older than 65. Alzheimer’s affects 6% of people older than 65 and, after that, the proportion doubles every five years. 775 more words

Alzheimer's & Spirituality - God Remains With Us

By Greg Porell

Scituate – Do you know what happens to God when a person is afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease? Nothing. He stays right there with them. 793 more words

Health & Wellness

Could THC prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

My gut response to this is that it sounds too good to be true. But one should always keep an open mind.  Here is the description from the Salk Institute press release: 75 more words

Dementia

Battling Alzheimer's disease early on

A new genetic test may be able to identify people who are at risk of Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 35 years old.

Most drugs are made to slow down symptoms from disease, it’s much more difficult to spot diseases early on. 318 more words

Medical