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Study Suggests Western Diet Increases Alzheimer's Risk

Experienced in the field of product safety and sustainability, Justin Craig Rowlands serves as a senior scientist with Underwriters Laboratories Supply Chain and Sustainability. As part of his continuing education and professional growth, Justin Craig Rowlands belongs to several research organizations, including the American College of Nutrition. 150 more words

Justin Craig Rowlands

Dementia and End of Life Decision-Making

Making care decisions for a person with dementia near the end of life can be hard for caregivers. Because people with advanced dementia can no longer communicate clearly, they cannot share their wishes and concerns. 112 more words


'Sometimes we only talk about it in whispers': Lisa Raitt opens up about how Alzheimer's has affected her family

OTTAWA — Conservative MP Lisa Raitt’s voice broke with emotion Wednesday as she urged Canadians to speak out about a disease that affects hundreds of thousands of people across the country. 333 more words


World Alzheimer’s Day: 5 misconceptions about dementia

You’re forgetful, you can’t recall faces or names and you rely on loved ones for your daily needs. While you’ve heard about Alzheimer’s and dementia… 1,241 more words




If this horrific condition has touched your family, you are all too familiar with the frustration associated with it.  When you so desperately want to FIX something for your loved one…  but you can’t.  1,185 more words


Get your sleep and treat depression to guard against Alzheimer’s disease

The September International Psychogeriatrics Article of the Month is entitled “Associations between depression, sleep disturbance, and apolipoprotein E in the development of Alzheimer’s disease: dementia” by Shanna L.

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Alzheimer’s and Falling

By Nishi Pulugurtha

Amma was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in November 2010. She continued her usual activities for quite some time. There was always someone at home to see that she was alright. 1,084 more words