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The Argumentative Senior: When Alzheimer’s Affects Everything

By Greg Banks | Dec 28, 2017

Alzheimer’s Care Galloway NJ: Some people have a tendency to be argumentative about almost every situation in life. They are argumentative in their teenage years, young adult life, middle-age, and as they approach retirement. Some things never change, but for the average senior who may be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, even if they had a wonderful temperament during life, things can change as a result of the disease.

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How Long Will Home Care Be Needed for Someone Dealing with Dementia

By Jermie Chadwick | Dec 13, 2017

The average life expectancy for somebody diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is between eight and 10 years (Alzheimer’s Association). If you have been diagnosed with some form of dementia other than Alzheimer’s, the life expectancy could be different. Often, medical professionals recommend people dealing with Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia consider home care support services…

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The Better Business Bureau Torch Award Goes to Veterans Home Care

By Bonnie Laiderman | Dec 12, 2017

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) in St. Louis recently honored Veterans Home Care with a Torch Award for Ethics.

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Life Lessons One Might Gain Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

By Lynn at Interim | Nov 27, 2017

In a lot of situations in life, there are lessons to be learned. When a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s incredibly easy to want to step up and be there for them. It could be a parent, grandparent, sibling, spouse, or somebody else a person cares about tremendously, but what most people fail to realize is just how impactful this is going to be for the caregiver and possibly even the senior.

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Home Care Is a Great Option for Seniors with Dementia

By Kyle Laramie | Nov 8, 2017

Dementia can affect people of many different age groups, but there is a greater risk as people get older. When a person has been diagnosed with any form of dementia, which can include Alzheimer’s, at first it may seem practical that a spouse or other family member can be their primary caregiver, looking after them…

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Even the Kindest Souls Can Change with Alzheimer’s

By Christy Swadkins | Oct 30, 2017

Mary had always been one of the kindest, sweetest, friendliest women people can meet. Just about everywhere she went she had friends, a smile for them, and made people feel comfortable.

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When Will You Know If Alzheimer’s Is Progressing?

By Susan Di Michele | Oct 9, 2017

Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease. This means the various signs and symptoms will get more significant in the months and years ahead. It essentially progresses through various stages, including the middle and later stages where home care support and more around-the-clock care will absolutely be necessary. Some families take a ‘wait and see’ approach. They…

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How Can You Help Mom Make the Changes Necessary to Support Your Father Who Has Alzheimer’s?

By Andy Niska | Sep 26, 2017

As your father continues to deal with the earliest effects of Alzheimer’s, including the diagnosis that can be overwhelming to accept, you might be taking steps to help your mother prepare for the future. There are many changes that will likely begin occurring around their house. The more proactive your mother is and the more…

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  • $1 Million Prize for Alzheimer's Disease Germ Announced by Dr. Leslie Norins on ALZgerm.org January 16, 2018
    NAPLES, Fla., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Leslie Norins, MD, PhD, CEO of Alzheimer's Germ Quest, Inc., announces a $1 million challenge award for the scientist who provides persuasive evidence that an infectious agent is the root cause of Alzheimer's disease. The three-year contest begins ...
  • Alzheimer's disease: Eating a high-salt diet can increase your dementia risk January 16, 2018
    Professor Costantino Iadecola, of Weill Cornell medical college in New York, led the study. He said: “Normal cognition function requires an adequate, well-regulated delivery of blood flow.” The study found that mice fed a high-salt diet struggled to identify new objects in recognition tests – showing their ...
  • APRINOIA Therapeutics Closes US$11 Million Series B Financing to Advance Its Tau PET Imaging ... January 16, 2018
    "Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and Dementia in general are the biggest unmet needs in the healthcare industry and society, causing large economic and social cost. But, we believe that APRINOIA's vision and expertise in creating the first and the best-in-class innovative tau PET tracer and ...
  • CAS Biology Professor Pens First Thriller January 16, 2018
    In The Prize, however, he focuses on a promising discovery in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease—one so promising that it just might earn a Nobel Prize. At the fictional Langmere Institute for Neurological Disease in Boston's Longwood Medical Area, an assistant professor named Pam Weller makes a ...
  • Big Pharma's Alzheimer's efforts tested by Pfizer's exit January 16, 2018
    It has been 15 years since a new drug for Alzheimer's was launched, reflecting one of the longest and most expensive losing streaks for Big Pharma. But the sector continues to plough billions of dollars into finding a medicine that can arrest the disease, tempted by the economics of a product which could ...
  • Salt-heavy diet can starve the brain of nutrients, leading to dementia: Study January 16, 2018
    NEW YORK: Salt does more than raise blood pressure; it may also increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in Nature Neuroscience. Plaques or tangles of proteins called beta amyloids are known markers of Alzheimer's. However, the brains of those with dementia also ...