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Warwickshire’s 10,000 Dementia Friends Challenge continues

My name is Claire Taylor and I work as a Health Improvement Lead for the Public Health team at Warwickshire County Council.

I became a Dementia Friend in 2013 after attending a one hour Dementia Friends Information Session. 821 more words

Dementia Talk #3: Walks

Map of Charity Walks and Races 2015

Editor’s note: “As long as you’re breathing, it’s never too late to do some good,” said poet Maya Angelou, an eloquent supporter of research to end Alzheimer’s and related dementias. 120 more words

Aging And Elders

Midlife Weight Gain Linked To Early Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people’s weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but when. 508 more words

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Weight in middle age may influence who's at risk for Alzheimer's later on, and when it strikes

WASHINGTON — One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people’s weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but when. 532 more words

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September is Alzheimer's Awareness Month (#AlzheimersAwarenessMonth)

September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and in recognition of this Nova Cells Institute would like share some good news about how it is tackling this insidious condition and getting impressive results. 269 more words

NEUROLOGIAL ISSUES

Is Your Business Alzheimer’s Friendly?

Can you picture this scene? You are enjoying lunch in a local Minneapolis cafe and an older couple is seated at the next table. The waitress is taking their order and the conversation becomes very awkward because the elderly man is having trouble asking about the menu. 700 more words

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Local Study Outlines Alzheimer's Disease Risk Factors

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A new study outlines nine of the most common risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease.

The risks include obesity, tobacco use, Type diabetes, high blood pressure, physical frailty and depression. 136 more words

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