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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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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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  • Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center holds free health February 18, 2018
    People got their memories checked at a special discussion about Alzheimer's disease Saturday.
  • How bursts of exercise can keep dementia at bay February 18, 2018
    Scientists believe identifying lifestyle factors that reduce the risk is vital, while the hunt for a cure continues. Alzheimer's Research UK has long stressed the importance of physical exercise in maintaining a healthy brain. Chief scientific officer Dr David Reynolds said: “Regular exercise has a whole range ...
  • Parents Capture Last Time Young Daughter With 'Childhood Alzheimer's' Says 'I Love You' February 18, 2018
    The parents now work closely with the Cure Sanfilippo Foundation to help raise research funds and awareness by sharing Keira's experience with the terminal illness that has changed every aspect of their lives. Although Sanfilippo is incurable, the organization raises funds for research and clinical trials ...
  • Scientists explore ties between Alzheimer's and our immune system February 18, 2018
    But on a Friday afternoon in 2007, it helped two Alzheimer's researchers come up with a really a good one. Neuroscientists Robert Moir and Rudolph Tanzi were sipping Coronas in separate offices during "attitude adjustment hour" at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard's largest teaching hospital.
  • Research Analysts Set Expectations for H. Lundbeck A/S-'s Q1 2018 Earnings (HLUYY) February 18, 2018
    H. Lundbeck A/S- (OTCMKTS:HLUYY) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group issued their Q1 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for H. ... It is engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals for the treatment of brain disorders, such as Alzheimer's ...
  • Is Alzheimer's Contagious? Surgical Instruments May Spread Amyloid Protein Linked To ... February 18, 2018
    The researchers said that their findings do not necessarily mean that Alzheimer's disease is contagious. Although amyloid beta is considered as one of the hallmark proteins of Alzheimer's disease, the researchers did not find evidence of the neurological illness in the patients involved in their study.