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Have you ever asked a question and then wished you hadn’t asked it? I think we all have. If you have a family member in mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or a related dementia and you wonder what may lie ahead, I urge you to read on with caution. 965 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Patient Won't Be Charged In Killing Before Exam

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Prosecutors will not file charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility until they know if he is competent to stand trial. 126 more words

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Sometimes Life Gives You a Do-over

I was a teenager the first time I heard the word Alzheimer’s.  My maternal grandmother had been diagnosed and my reaction was to learn everything I could about the disease.  507 more words

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Alzheimer's Disease

These are succinct, accessible films that explain much of our current knowledge about Alzheimer’s.

http://aboutalz.org

Research is showing some promising results in animal models. The best of these are finding ways to reactivate metabolic and immunologic pathways that have broken down and caused injury and death of brain neurons. 15 more words

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Alzheimer’s Protein Found in Young Brains for the First Time

For the first time, scientists have found evidence of a protein found in Alzheimer’s disease, called amyloid, in the brains of people as young as 20. 524 more words

What to wish for

A couple of weeks ago, Mum sent me packing, midway through my visit.

The visit started okay. Mum was sitting in the TV lounge, watching the athletics, and we had a chat about hurdling. 1,170 more words

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Families of two missing men team up to find them

UNION SQUARE (PIX11)– Brian Gewirtz and Philip Arabadjis are decades apart in age.  But what they have in common has brought their families together.

They met for the first time Sunday afternoon in Union Square, as part of a joint effort to find their missing loved ones. 248 more words

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