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How to Learn More About Alzheimer’s to Improve Your Level of Care

By Tracy Clark | Feb 23, 2018

Just about the only way to improve care for somebody with Alzheimer’s is to know more about the disease, how it progresses, what to expect, and the best strategies to employ, especially early on. The vast majority of people taking care of somebody diagnosed with Alzheimer’s are family members. It could be a spouse, adult…

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Early Detection for Alzheimer’s May Provide a Better Foundation for Care

By Denise Moser | Jan 31, 2018

The average person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s will likely have been exhibiting some of the earliest signs and symptoms for between one and two years. Most of these early symptoms involve memory loss that begin to impact daily life.

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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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  • Actinogen moving towards XanADu starting line to treat Alzheimer's disease March 21, 2018
    Biotech company Actinogen Medical (ASX: ACW) has confirmed that it has obtained half of the required patients in order to conduct its landmark Phase 2 clinical trial of Xanamem, a drug candidate to treat Alzheimer's disease. Actinogen said that a total of 87 patients have been enrolled into XanADu, ...
  • Beetroot: This disgusting superfood could protect against Alzheimer's March 21, 2018
    "Our data suggest that betanin, a compound in beet extract, shows some promise as an inhibitor of certain chemical reactions in the brain that are involved in the progression of Alzheimer's disease," said Dr Li-June Ming, a professor of chemistry at the University of South Florida, in a statement.
  • Drugs to vaccinate over-50s against Alzheimer's could be here in a decade...with a £ 9bn price tag March 21, 2018
    Drugs to vaccinate everyone over the age of 50 against Alzheimer's could be available within 10 years, but would cost the NHS £9 billion, a new report has shown. New analysis commissioned by Alzheimer's Research UK found that drugs to halt, slow or reverse the disease could be available in as little ...
  • NHS must prepare for 'huge' demand for new Alzheimer's drugs, experts warn March 21, 2018
    A dozen Alzheimer's drugs that can halt, slow or reverse the disease could be available to patients in three years, a report has revealed. All of the 12 treatments are in late stage Phase III trials, the final hurdle before a new medicine is licensed. If any of them live up to expectations, demand from […]
  • New Report Reveals Sharp Increases in Alzheimer's Prevalence, Deaths and Cost March 20, 2018
    For the second consecutive year, total payments to care for individuals living with Alzheimer's or other dementia-related disease will surpass a quarter of a trillion dollars ($277 billion), which includes an increase of nearly $20 billion from last year, according to data reported in the Alzheimer's Association ...
  • GPS, alzheimer's research and supercapacitor take top honors March 20, 2018
    For her project, Bohr created a universal GPS watch that is cost-effective, accessible for those with low incomes, and helps people travel more efficiently, she said. She has spent months on the project, and was excited to be recognized for her work. Patrick conducted alzheimer's research, during which ...