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Testing for Alzheimer's with Peanut Butter?

VIDEO: Here’s a brilliant use of peanut butter…. to diagnosis early stage Alzheimer’s disease. According to University of Florida Health researchers, all you need is a tablespoon of peanut butter and a ruler. 419 more words

Longevity

Why most Alzheimer's patients are not given diagnosis by doctors

In the 1950s it was cancer. Hush, hush, whisper, whisper.

“They called it the ‘C’ word, and it didn’t get talked about in doctor’s offices,” said Beth Kallmyer of the Alzheimer’s Association. 679 more words

National

The Unexpected Face of Alzheimer’s

By Becca Verda

Mikaela Louie is an Alzheimer’s advocate, but she’s not the face of the disease that many people expect. As a young professional and advocate, she has shocked legislators with her story. 853 more words

Alzheimer's

MIND your diet

There has been quite a bit written in the last decade about the Mediterranean Diet and its health benefits. A new study this week examines a modified version of the Mediterranean Diet that specifically looks for effects on Alzheimer’s disease correlation with that diet, and two others, including a new diet developed by the researcher’s themselves and dubbed the MIND diet (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet. 387 more words

Healthy Living

Going to the Dentist for More than Just Cavities

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There’s no denying it—the dentist has a bad reputation. Whatever the reason, not a lot of people enjoy going to the dentist at all, let alone for the recommended two times per year. 399 more words

Abington Checkup

Missing Man With Alzheimer's Returns Home

UPDATED: 2:19 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – An 84-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who was reported missing returned home Wednesday afternoon.

Francisco Aceved0 left his home in the 3000 block of North Sawyer Tuesday afternoon on his way to a gas station in Bensenville, police said. 89 more words

News

A Funny and Sweet True Story From a Nursing Home I Worked At - by Annie Mimi Hall

This is a story of kindness between two roommates at one of the nursing homes I have worked at. I have seen roommates look out for each other, many times over the years, but this particular time things were a bit out of the ordinary.

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Kindness