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ARTICLES RELATED TO ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Important Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in these articles are those of the author.I do NOT necessarily endorse their opinions.They are listed because I think they may be of interest to some of you.

The Age of Alzheimer's - NBC Special Program with Maria Shriver - look for segments on The Today Show and NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - week of September 3 - 6, 2013:

Our website member - Jim Crabtree's story

The Faces of Caregivers- Joan's story

 

International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease - Chicago 2008; Vienna 2009

NEWS VIDEOS

B.Smith Interview Video -2014

14 Best Alzheimer Videos of 2012

An Interactive History of Alzheimer's Disease

Pat Summitt - Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach Diagnosed with Early Alzheimer's Disease - Watch Video

Brain Diabetes - Insulin as a treatment for Alzheimer's Disease? - Video and Article

VIDEO CARING - COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS ABOUT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Teens Fight Alzheimer's Too - Read Story and See Video about teen and Tracy Mobley's Camp Building Bridges

Jan's Story - Love and Early Onset Alzheimer's - by Barry Peterson

Alzheimer's Disease - Where America Stands

Families Realize the Extent of Aging Folk's Problems at Holiday Time

Article and Video on Frontal Temporal Dementia

Advanced Dementia - Managing the Burden

NEW VIDEO ON EOAD - MEET THE HENLEY'S AND OTHERS AS THEY TELL THEIR STORY OF EARLY ONSET ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Pet Tharapy for Alzheimer's Patients

CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO OF SPORTSCASTER JIM NANTZ TALK

ABOUT HIS FATHER'S STRUGGLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE and the book

he wrote about it - "Always By My Side: A Father's Grace and a Sports Journey

Unlike Any Other."

CLICK HERE to hear David Hyde Pierce talk about the

effects of Alzheimer's Disease on Families; the need for awareness;

and the importance of health care legislation.

http://donate.alz.org/site/R?i=9aWiXjDhlVhp_poyNOZPQA..CLICK HERE to view 2008 Senate Hearing with Justice

Sandra Day O'Connor

- Dimebon and Boston Legal

Excellent video - Listen to Alzheimer's patients speak for themselves about how the disease affects them, and how they want to be treated.

Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early Markers of Alzheimer's Disease -CLICK HEREto view. Scroll down to Special Clinical Topics

What is Alzheimer's Disease - 4 short

informative videos - CLICK HERE to view.

Radio Interview - Living With Alzheimer's - David Shenk's Film Project Shows How Caregivers Adapt - Emphasizes importance of veteran caregivers mentoring new caregivers

Day Care Centers - Much Needed Break for Caregivers

Alzheimer Drug Was Too Good to Be True

Having an Alzheimer Action Plan - included are portions from my interview with the reporter who contributed to the story.

Tips for Taking Caregiver Vacations: Respite Care

Second Hand Smoke Increases Dementia Risk

Alzheimer Markers Predict Start of Mental De

cline

LISTEN TO OUR MEMBER, MARSH'S RADIO INTERVIEW

Listen to our member Ruth's Project Lifesaver Podcast.

 

The Bucket List - The Interview

Memory Care Specialists Bring Needed Attention to Devastating Illness During National Alzheimer`s Disease Awareness Month

Be With Me Today - DVD by Richard Taylor - “Here’s what it’s like to have AD,” he explains. “Here’s how people treat me” and “here’s how you should treat me.”  Listen to Richard as he speaks from his heart, urging professionals and caregivers alike to recognize that “There is a person in there.”

"Conversations with Ed" Offers First-Person Insight on Life with Alzheimer`s

Alzheimer's: Time to Fight

Project Lifesaver International Recognizes Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Michael Reagan Talks About Alzheimer's Disease

News and Information from the just completed International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Hawaii - 2010

LOVE AND MARRIAGE

Caregiving Wife Aims to Inspire with Tale of Love in the Face of Alzheimer's

Intimacy and Sexuality...Why Do people change; Alzheimer's Disease

When Illness Makes a Spouse a Stranger

Pat Robertson: Divorcing a spouse with Alzheimer's is justifiable

Alzheimer's Disease Can't Steal Couple's Love

Till Dementia Do Us Part - An article about "secondary relationships" starring our member, Gourdchipper.

A 'lonely marriage': Spousal caregivers confront brutal challenges

Couples Say Relationships Damaged By Stroke

Divorce Risk Higher When Wife Gets Sick

Of Love and Alzheimer's -When Caregivers Find New Companions, Is it Adultery?

After Losing His Wife to Alzheimer's at 43, Tony Pesare Shares His Struggle

Alzheimer's Disease is a Complete Personality

Change. - Joan in the news

Helping Nursing Home Staff Become More Comfortable Dealing

with Resident's' Sexual Expression

Coping With Disinhibited and Innapropriate Sexual Behavior

- Christine Kennard

Emotional Bonds Crucial for Alzheimer's Patients - Health Talk

Alzheimer's Study: Grief Is Heaviest Burden for Caregivers

by Jacquelyn Frank, Ph.D

Alzheimer Patients and Intimacy Outside of Marriage

-John's Hopkins Newsletter

Intimacy, Marriage and Alzheimer's Disease by Rich O' Boyle

A New Page in O'Connor's Love Story - Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's

AD husband finds a new love in his nursing home

For Alzheimer's, a New Bond isn't 'about passion' - USA Today

Is it Still Adultry if it's Alzheimer's? -by Richard Address

A Love Affair to Remember - Patricia OOsterbaan cared for her

husband, Eric,for a year too long -Shelley Page - Ottawa Citizen

The Emotional Divorce by Dr. Marvin Fredman

 

GENERAL ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Yoga, Meditation, May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers

B. Smith Reveals Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease

Lack of Sleep Increases Levels of Protein That Causes Alzheimer's Disease

Young blood: Stanford researchers hope plasma injections from the young rejuvenate Alzheimer's patients

Doctor Faces Alzheimer Caregiving Issues in His Own Family

Investigators Discover How Key Protein Enhances Memory and Learning

A Caregiver's Story - Getting into a Dementia Patient's Head 

Cancer Drugs Block Dementia Linked Brain Inflammation

In Old Age, Lack of Emotion, Interest, May Signal Brain is Shrinking

CLICK HERE FOR UP DATES ON THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION ADVOCACY FORUM IN WASHINGTON, DC - April 7-9, 2014

Assistance Dogs for Alzheimer and Dementia Patients

Immunotherapy Approach to Alzheimer's Studied in Fly Models

Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors

Women Far More Likely to Get Alzheimer's than Men

Important Update on Namenda Dosage Change

New Drug Could Reverse Age Related Cognitive Decline

Inherited Alzheimer's Damage Greater Decades Before Symptoms Appear

Poor Fitness in Middle Age Linked to Risk of Dementia

STARALZHEIMER DEATHS MAY RIVAL CANCER, HEART DISEASE, STUDY FINDS - PLEASE READ - IMPORTANT ARTICLE

SETH ROGEN TESTIFIES ABOUT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - TO A MOSTLY ABSENT SENATE COMMITTEE

AN AMAZING VILLAGE DESIGNED JUST FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

Cure For Alzheimer's Closer

Pacifica Son Rides for A Future Without Alzheimer's Disease

New Global Partnership Aims to Accelerate Dementia Drug Discovery

Hoarding Common Among Those Suffering Dementia

U.S. Seniors Change Face of Caregiving

Addressing Dementia Issues Locally, Globally

Mechanisms of Genetic Mutations Know to Cause Familial Alzheimer's Disease Uncovered

Music Group Helps Dementia Sufferers

How Medicare Covers Alzheimer Care

Where Alzheimer's Starts and How it Spreads

Alzheimer Families Make New Memories Together

British Scientists Pave Way for Simple Pill to Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Origin of Inherited Gene Mutation Causing Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

AMY GRANT Talks About Her Parents' Dementia

CARING FOR A SPOUSE WITH ALZHEIMER'S - JOAN'S STORY

New App Aids Alzheimer Caregivers

Low Glucose Levels Improves Memory and Decreases Risk of Dementia

Rising Alzheimer's Disease Created Strain on Caregivers

Exercise May Ward off Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Remarriages Add Complexity to Dementia Caregiving

Dementia Campaign Could Lead to Over Diagnosis

Alzheimer Disease Patients Show Striking Individual Differences in Molecular Differences in Basis of Disease

Receptor May Spread Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in Brain

Remarkable Case of a Canadian Sculptor

The Five Most Controversial Decisions Alzheimer Caregivers Will Ever Face

Inhaled Insulin to Fight Alzheimer's Disease?

America's Growing Caregiving Crisis Spans Generation

Baseball Reminiscence League Helps Alzheimer Patients

New Drugs to Find the Right Target to Fight Alzheimer Disease

Sex in Geriatrics Sets Hebrew Home Apart in Elderly Care

Early Detection of Alzeimer's Disease Prevents Psychological and Behavioral Symptoms

Beatle's "Help" Eases Depression in Dementia Patients

When Aggression Follows Dementia

Brain Region Implicated in Emotional Disturbance in Dementia Patients

Alzheimer's Linked to Inadequate Sun Exposure

Day Care Centers - Much Needed Break for Caregivers

Alzheimer Drug Was Too Good to Be True

Having an Alzheimer Action Plan - included are portions from my interview with the reporter who contributed to the story.

Tips for Taking Caregiver Vacations: Respite Care

Second Hand Smoke Increases Dementia Risk

Alzheimer Markers Predict Start of Mental De

cline

Do Brain Games Live up to the Hype?

Rise in Obesity presents "Dementia Time Bomb"

Potential Treatment for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's Discovered

Male Caregivers Need Special Support

Alzheimer's Caregivers Beg for Action

Early Detection of Alzheimer's Can Give Family Time to Plan

Five Ways to Manage Dementia Related Hallucinations

Doctor Blogs about his Alzheimer's Disease

Gene Linked to Higher Alzheimer Risk in African-Americansnd Strengthen Care Planning

"Coming Out" With Alzheimer's

Global Approaches to Dementia Care

Animal Therapy for Alzheimer Patients

Understanding Behavior for Alzheimer Caregivers

Environment Counts, Alzheimer's Research Finds

Sleep Disorder Linked to Dementia

FDA to Ease Alzheimer Drug Approval Rules

Alzheimer's - Anticipatory Grief- Saying Goodbye but Still Here

Possible Treatment Window for Memory Problems Identified

New Push for Early Testing, Treatment of Dementia

Scientists Find Way to Image Brain Waste Removal Process Which May Lead to Alzheimer's Diagnostic

For Alzheimer Caregivers, Patience and Compassion are Key

7 Things You Don't Know About Assisted Living

EXCELLENT ARTICLE BY ALZHEIMER SPOUSAL CAREGIVER - Confessions of a Worn Out Alzheimer Caregiver

Do Infections Speed Up Alzheimer's?

Medicare Panel Pans Alzheimer's Test

Heart Health Tied to Early Signs of Dementia

Testing Brain Pacemakers to Zap Alzheimer Damage

A Life Worth Living With Dementia

Alzheimer Drugs are Expensive and Don't Work Very Well for Most People

Blood Pressure Drugs May Lower Alzheimer's Risk

Speaking More than one Language Could Prevent Alzheimer's

How Friends of Alzheimer Caregivers can Help

Alzheimer Society of Canada Tackles Dementia Stigma

8 People You Need on Your Alzheimer Care Team

Tax Breaks for Alzheimer's?

Despite Uneven Results, Alzheimer Research Suggests a Path to Treatment

Upcoming Alzheimer Studies May Change How the Disease is Treated

Alzheimer's Disease carries huge financial and emotional burden for patients, families, and society

Alzheimer's Detection Improves, but not Treatment

10 Ideas for Getting A Reluctant Person Checked for Alzheimer's Disease

Some With Alzheimer's Better Off Staying on Antipsychotics

Settlement ensures people with Alzheimer's access to rehabilitative services

Hormone therapy may cut Alzheimer's risk in menopausal women

A Startling Cause of Misdiagnosed Dementia

Israeli medical device offers new Alzheimer's treatment

Exercise May Out Perform Puzzles in Preventing Brain Shrinkage

How Caregivers Can Use Pet Therapy to Care for Their Loved Ones

Drugs Chosen for Major Alzheimer's Prevention Trial

Nobel Prize Awarded for Stem Cell Breakthroughs

To Combat Alzheimer's, Scientists Genetically Reprogram One Type of Brain Cell into Another

Heartache and Hope - 3 part YouTube Series features Alzheimer patients, researchers, and families

Study Shows Adult Stem Cells May Prevent and Cure Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Educational Effort for Hispanic Community

Nationwide Poll Sheds Light on How Caregivers Cope With Alzheimer Behaviors

What's the Difference Between Skilled Nursing and a Nursing Home?

Just 3 Alzheimer Drug Wins in 13 Years

Alzheimer's Often Misdiagnosed

Many Mysteries As Alzheimers Epidemic Looms

Survey Finds Caregivers Misperceive Behavior Changes as Normal Aging, Delaying Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

Things to Consider When Seeking a Home Health Care Provider

Future of Alzheimer Battle Lies in Prevention

Alzheimer Research - What's Next?

Detective Work - The False Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Women with Alzheimer's Show Worse Mental Decline than Men

Alzheimer Study Using Pacemaker Like Device

10 Things Assisted Living Homes Won't Tell You

New Ad Campaign Targets Overwhelmed Caregivers

Waste Disposal Network Found in Brain

Signs of Dehydration in Elders

Psychosis in Alzheimer's May Recur After Dropping Risperdone

How to Get Paid for Being a Family Caregiver

Alzheimer's Cognitive Decline Slows in Advanced Age

Government Moves Forward to Implement National Alzheimer's Plan

Rejected Alzheimer Drug Shows New Potential

What Health Professionals Should Know About Dementia

Emotion Words Lost in Some Types of Dementia

Aim for the Same in Bathing Routine

Next Steps for National Alzheimer's Plan Discussed

Human Stem Cells Restore Memory in Animals with Alzheimer's Disease

Until There is a Cure: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Dementia Care

Alzheimer Drug Fails Clinical Trial

Case Study: IViG Keeps Alzheimer's at Bay for a Decade

2012 Federal Update on Alzheimer's Disease - A Priority-We're Still Waiting

Dangerous Caregivers for Elderly: Agencies Place Unqualified, Possibly Criminal Caregivers in Homes of Vulnerable Seniors, Study Suggests

Smart Ways to Decrease Caregiver Stress

Scientists Trace Slow, Deadyly Path of Alzheimer's Disease

Staying on the Job When Dementia Hits

2012 Alzheimer Milestones

 

Medicare Coverage of Adult Day Care

Alzheimer's Association Trial Match-Find a Drug Trial for Your Loved One

DOWNLOAD FREE GUIDE TO PAYING FOR ASSISTED LIVING AND OTHER FACILITIES

Dementia and Driving - See left side topic on dementia and driving, then read this article and watch the recommended videos.

Big Pharmaceutical Companies Gamble on Risky Alzheimer Treatments

With Alzheimer's, Hospital Stays Can Be a Hazard

New discovery closes in on genetic link between Alzheimer's and diabetes

Helping Your Child Cope with Alzheimer's

A Teenagers Story: Life with a Parent with Dementia

Participate in the World Alzheimer Report 2012 Alzheimer's Survey

Skin Cells Turned Into Brain Cells in Lab Study

How Mild Cognitive Impairment Affects Day-to-Day Living

Dolls Soothe Dementia Sufferers

High Blood Caffeine Levels in Older Adults Linked to Avoidance of Alzheimer's

US aims to cut use of drugs on dementia patients

Alzheimer's Protein Structure Suggests New Treatment Directions

Don't Say This! Phrases that can stress out someone with dementia

Researchers Find Possible Role of Auto-Antibodies in Alzheimer's

Wisconsin Supreme Court Limits When Alzheimer Patients Can Be Involuntarily Confined

Critics Call Government's Alzheimer Plan Unrealistic

Dementia Diagnosis Not Eligible for Travel Insurance

New Drug Trial Seeks to Stop Alzheimer’s Before It Starts

Meaningful Conversations with Alzheimer Patients

Caregiver's Reduced Expectations Lead to "Learned Helplessness in Dementia Patients

Living Alone With Alzheimer's Disease

6 Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Nursing Home

1960's Singer Bobby Vee Diagnosed with Alzheimer's

Workers Turned Caregivers Lose More than Wages

Alzheimer Myths

Denial Makes a Loved One's Dementia All But Invisible

Scammers Use Memory Loss to Prey on the Elderly

Important for Seniors to Know the Signs of Urinary Tract Infection

Pat Summit Named "Coach of the Alzheimer Movement"

Guide Dogs for Dementia Patients

Intravenous Vaccination Promotes Brain Plasticity and Prevents Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Disease

A Shift from Nursing Homes to Managed Care at Home

Belgian Alzheimer's PSA With Thieving Grandson Sparks Controversy

Bapineuzumab May Reduce Tau Tangles

What to Expect During Alzheimer Diagnosis and Testing

Differences Between Hallucinations and Delusions

Should Family Caregiver Be Paid?

A New Gene May Be the Cause of Early Onset Alzheimer's

Chronic Stress and Tau - Suggestions for Alzheimer's

After Hospitalization, Mental Trouble for Elderly Patients

Maintaining Overall Health in Alzheimer Patients

Aricept 23 more likely to cause misery than benefit the patient, medical experts say

Alzheimer's Association Awards Largest Ever Research Grant to Dominately Inherited Alzheimer's Network (DIAN)

New Evidence Links Alzheimer's Disease and Diabetes

You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't - PBS Special - March 29th - Alzheimer's Disease through the eyes of a patient in a care facility

Yoga May Help Lower Depression in Dementia Caregivers

Eye Health Related to Brain Health

Opening the Brain to New Treatments

To Cure Alzheimer's, Fund Research

Scientists Claim Brain Memory Code Cracked

An Alzheimer Breakthrough?

Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet - Important Information

1 in 7 with Alzheimer's or other dementia lives alone, report finds

Alzheimer’s drugs work for more severe forms of disease

Statin Drugs May Come at a Price for the Brain

Memory Formation Triggered by Stem Cell Development

Post-Operative Cognitive Dysfunction - Dementia after Surgery

Scan and Tell? Amyloid Imaging Confronts Disclosure Dilemma

Researchers test sugary solution to Alzheimer’s

NYT: Dementia behind bars makes caregivers of killers

Obama to Seek More Alzheimer's Research Money

New Alzheimer's Criteria Would Change Diagnosis for Millions

Smoking Speeds Up Male Cognitive Decline

Mysteries of Alzheimer's Slowly Yielding to New Research

Alzheimer's may spread by infecting brain cells

Avraham Pharma begins mild cognitive impairment trial

Alzheimer's Challenge 2012 - $175,000 prize

Experts Raise Red Flags for Young Football Player and Future Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Mythbusting: Genes, Berries, and Fish Oil

Baxter To Begin Second Phase III Trial Studying Gammagard Liquid

National Alzheimer's Plan Faces Long Journey

U.S. Launches War on Alzheimer's

Pfizer and Medivation Nix Development of Alzheimer Disease Therapy

Reminiscing can help an Alzheimer’s patient

Iron Intake in Teen Years Can Impact Brain Health in Later Years

Meet the Mental Health Needs of People with Dementia

Neuroscientists Identify a Master Controller of Memory

"Draft Framework for the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease" released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

"Iron Lady" movie actor says dementia should not be a taboo subject

Hormone in Women Linked to Dementia Study Finds

Changes in Cerebrospinal Fluid May Signal Early Alzheimer's

Diet Patterns May Keep Brain from Shrinking

Alzheimer's Research Funding Hard to Come By

Alzheimer's is a DEADLY Disease, NOT JUST MEMORY LOSS

Dementia: new criteria but no new treatments

Stress and AD - Does One Beget the Other?

Iowa Law School Offers Class to the Public on Alzheimer's Disease and the Law - available via Internet

Alzheimer's Drug Candidate May be First to Prevent Disease Progression

New Alzheimer Research Center Could be Model for the Nation

Primary Care Physicians - To Screen or Not to Screen for Dementia?

Remember To Care For The Caregivers This Holiday Season

Breakthrough Closer for Alzheimer's Treatment after Vaccine Success

Scientists Say Alzheimer's Research Needs an Overhaul

The Alzheimer's Generation: What We've Learned in 30 Years

DEMENTIA COMPLICATES SLAYING CASE

Drug Free Prevention of Dementia Decline

The Role of Children in Alzheimer Care

Mild Cognitive Impairment Distresses Health of Caregiver

Nursing Home Quality Scorecards Don't Tell The Whole Story

Study Finds Elderly Patients Unable to Recognize Their Memory Loss

University of South Florida opens one-stop memory care center with convenient access
to latest diagnosis, treatment and research

Alzheimer's vaccine triggers brain inflammation when brain amyloid burden is high

Chemists Develop New Method to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease

How to Limit Alzheimer's Wandering

Imaging technique IDs plaques, tangles in brains of severely depressed older adults

Alzheimer's Association - 10 Challenges for Fighting Alzheimer's Disease

Looking at the Link Between Diabetes and Dementia

GPS Shoes - A New Way to Track Alzheimer Wanderers?

Is Alzheimer's Behavior the Patient's Problem or the Caregiver's?

Laughter May Be Good Medicine for Alzheimer Patients

New Findings Contradict Dominant Theory In Alzheimer's Disease

Still No Relief in Sight for Long Term Needs

Forida Driver's License Revocations Spike

Alzheimer's aggression: When disease triggers angry behavior

Restoring Memories Through Movies

Antiviral drugs may slow Alzheimer's progression

New Dementia and Driving Resource From the Alzheimer's Association

Family History has Complex Role in Alzheimer's Risk

Increased Alzheimer's Biomarkers in Patients after Anesthesia and Surgery

IPad Helps Elderly Remember, Socialize

End Stage Alzheimer Patients Often Hospitalized Unneccesarily

Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care and Services holds first meeting

Blood Sugar Control Beyond Standard Treatment Does Not Improve Cognitive Decline in Older People with Diabetes

Alzheimer Care Could Devastate the US Economy

Alzheimer's Disease May Have Led to Murder/Suicide

Battling the Denial of Alzheimer's Disease

Younger Onset Alzheimer's Patients Stay Active

Alzheimer's Disease and Diabetes Link

Social Media for Dementia Patients

Breakthrough Device Helps Alzheimer Patients Regain Cognitive Skills

Safeguards needed to prevent discrimination of early Alzheimer's patients in the workplace

Cornell Finding May Permit Drug Delivery to Brain

Insulin nasal spray may slow Alzheimer's

How Do You Know if it's Safe to Leave an Alzheimer Patient Alone?

CARE, NOT CUTS

Recruitment for Alzheimer's Clinical Trial in South Florida

In early Alzheimer's, work is possible with support

What Should a Caregiver Who is Diagnosed With Dementia Do?

Stuart Florida Woman Wins Caregiver Cruise

Alzheimer Tests - Pros and Cons of the 6 Main Options

How Your Sex Life May Change When Your Partner Has Dementia

Improv For Alzheimer's: 'A Sense Of Accomplishment'

Study reveals new link between Alzheimer's disease and healthy aging

Sleep apnea linked to memory decline, dementia

Researchers Develop Accurate, Reliable Blood Test for Alzheimer's Disease

Long periods of estrogen deprivation jeopardizes brain receptors, stroke protection

Caregivers and their relatives disagree about care given, received

New JNM research supports upcoming Alzheimer's disease guidelines

Gladstone Scientist Converts Human Skin Cells into Functional Brain Cells

Alzheimer's: Early detection, risk factors are crucial

Cannabinoid-1 Receptor Protects The Brain From Aging

Alzheimer's Brain Protein Scanning Moves Forward

Scientists Link Human Gene with Risk of Developing MCI

Scientists Create Brain Cells from Human Skin

Groups Convince FDA to Ease Alzheimer Trial Rules

Medical Devices that Might Set Off Airport Security Alarms

Study- Natural Estrogen Patch Helps Women with Dementia

Namenda Leads All Other Therapies Approved for Alzheimer’s Disease by a Wide Margin in Use for Newly Diagnosed Patients

STUDY HELPS EXPLAIN ‘SUNDOWNING"

5 Signs of Alzheimer's that Sometimes Show up Before Memory Loss

Peter Falk Dies - Suffered from Alzheimer's Disease 

Country Star Glen Campbell Diagnosed with Alzheimer's

3 postulates to help identify the cause of Alzheimer's disease

Memory Restored in Rat Model

3 Must-Have Legal Documents for Elderly Healthcare

Cancer drug holds promise as first treatment for common, inherited dementia

In defense of antipsychotic drugs for dementia

Help for Patients Suffering From Delirium

J&J Will Seek Approval of Bapineuzumab for 2013

Elderly Woman Suffering From Dementia Found Face Down in Fire Ant Nest

Brain Barrier Breached in Roche Push to Deliver Potential Alzheimer’s Drug

Nine Common Alzheimer Myths

Anavex Comments On New Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostic Guidelines

Public Citizen's Health Research Group Calls for Stopping the Sale of High Dose Aricept

Building Meaninful Relationships in Spite of Memory Loss

Robot Brings Dementia Patients out of Their Shells

Depression/Diabetes Combo - More likely to develp dementia

The Hidden Dangers of Urinary Tract Infections

Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Home Care Worker

How to square budget cuts, need for aging research

Memory Loss May Not Be Only Sign of Early Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's risk gene disrupts brain's wiring 50 years before disease hits

New understanding of brain chemistry could prevent brain damage after injury

Advertising Standards Agency Brands Alzheimer's Website 'Irresponsible'

Hospitalization Poses Danger To Some Alzheimer's Patients

Little evidence that diet, lifestyle lower Alzheimer's risk

Alzheimer's link to diabetes

Study identifies stem cell-related changes that may contribute to age-related cognitive decline

Blood Test for Alzheimer's Disease

When to take away the car keys

Memory Boxes - Helping Alzheimer Patients Remember Their Lives

Memory Court- No Involuntary Commitment for Alzheimer's

Treating Depression - Avoid Anti-Inflammatories

SUNDAY NIGHT, MAY 1, 2011 - CNN Presents: A Larry King Special on Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers observe disruptions of daily rhythms in Alzheimer's patients' brains

Anesthesia & Analgesia Focuses on Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction

FDA Says Alzheimer Patch Not Ready for Approval

How Dementia Tampers With Taste Buds

Man Uses Love to Conquer Alzheimer's Disease

Extreme Gullibility a Warning Sign of Dementia

Common Causes of Dementia - In addition to Alzheimer's Disease

Senior Moments: A Sign Of Worse To Come?

Sociopathy in Dementia

Researchers link herpes to Alzheimer's disease

Insulin Found Promising in Treating Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists find five new Alzheimer's risk genes

New Stem Cell Technique for Alzheimer's Brain Cells

When Alzheimer's Turns Violent

Memory Tricks Help with Early Alzheimer's

Caring for those with Alzheimer's disease

UK Scientists Move Closer To Discovering Cause Of Alzheimer's

Asthma Drug Could Help Control or Treat Alzheimer's Disease  

Elderly Subjects May Risk Developing Alzheimer's Based Upon Brain Plasticity

New gene therapy 'may target' Alzheimer's

Prana's PBT2 -- Directly Restores Neurons Critical to Cognition

Scientists discover major clue in long-term memory making

How Inherited Genes Contribute to Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia

Texas among states with highest unpaid Alzheimer's caregiver contributions

Nova Scotia - New program to help low-income seniors with in-home support

People with Alzheimer's from around the world speak out at unique forum in Toronto March 26, 2011

Life After Dementia - A social worker discusses how he may view life if he develops dementia

Alzheimer's Pathology May Appear 20 Years Before Symptoms

Storytelling Helps Those With Dementia

Understanding Alzheimer's - 8 Common Myths Debunked - EXCELLENT ARTICLE

AFFiRiS AG; Alzheimer's Vaccination Shows Promising Results

Chemo brain: Frustrating but Real  

Colombians Come to Fore in Alzheimer’s Research, Mass Media

A Deep Dive to Retrieve and Fortify Memories

Move to boost Hispanics' awareness of Alzheimer's

Scientists Use Stem Cells, Skin Cells to Create Brain Cells Lost to Alzheimer's

Scripps Research Study Points to Liver, Not Brain, as Origin of Alzheimer’s Plaques

Affordable Care Act Supports States in Strengthening Community Living

Technology Helping Dementia Patients

6 Ways to Work Around Someone Else's Denial

An Alzheimer's Vaccine in a Nasal Spray

TOM DEBAGGIO DIES AFTER 12 YEAR BATTLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S- Alzheimer Advocate and Author

Half of Alzheimer Cases Misdiagnosed

Memory Loss Can Be Caused by Over the Counter Medications

11 Ways to Stop Caregiver Related Depression

Clearing the Fog in Nursing Homes

Study Suggests Hearing Loss - Dementia Link

Novel Technology to Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease Before Symptoms Appear

New Hybrid Drug, Derived from Common Spice, May Protect, Rebuild Brain Cells After Stroke

Memory Problems May Be Sign of Stroke Risk

All Types Of Antipsychotic Drugs Increase The Risk Of Stroke, Study Finds

Brain microbleeds provide clue for Alzheimer's origins

One Type Of Frontotemporal Dementia May Respond To Malaria Medication

Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Memory Loss in Older People

A Link Between Herpes Simplex Virus and Alzheimer's Disease?

Mini-Strokes Leave 'Hidden' Brain Damage

Fascinating Story of Generations of Alzheimer's Disease in One Family Helping Doctors Explain Battle to Beat Alzheimer's

Antioxidents Fall From Grace

Unfolding amyloid secrets

Weightlifting for the Mind

Memory Training Might Not Be Best for Reducing “Senior Moments”

When All Isn't Enough to Foil Alzheimer's

Morris County program helps veterans at risk of being placed in nursing homes

Reagan's son: Father showed signs of Alzheimer's in White House

Anavex 2-73 Named By Alzheimer's Weekly as Most Promising Alzheimer Trial Drug

Control Alzheimer's and Dementia Outbursts With Re-Learning

Tooth Loss Linked to Memory Loss?

PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS NAPA!

13 Top Trends in Alzheimer's Disease in 2010

A year later: Newsday follows Alzheimer's families

Giving Alzheimer’s Patients Their Way, Even Chocolate

Art and Alzheimer's - Another Way of Remembering

Advice to Caregivers - Reassure and Don't Argue

Museum Programs for Alzheimer's Patients Show the Power of Art as Therapy

Alzheimer’s changes detectable in healthy elderly

Group Convenes Stakeholders to Reform Alzheimer’s Trials

Researchers Find Gene That Protects Against Dementia in High Risk Individuals

Diagnosising AD Before Symptoms Appear May Lead to Medications to Delay Onset

Researchers Study Best Way to Help African-American Dementia Caregivers

NAPA INFORMATION (National Alzheimer's Project Act)

Curing our Alzheimer's Epidemic by Sandra Day O'Connor and Maria Shriver

Insights Give Hope for New Attack on Alzheimer’s

UCI researchers find novel memory-enhancing mechanism in brain

NAPA PASSED BY HOUSE - On to President Obama for signature

Alzheimer's to be Part of the Medicare Wellness Visit

THE ALZHEIMER SPOUSE LISTED #20 IN THE TOP 50 BLOGS ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE**************

"What Health Care Reform Means for the Alzheimer's Community"

CHANGE IN MEDICARE LAW REGARDING REIMBURSEMENT FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

Alzheimer's puzzle still only half solved

Researchers seek a way to tell routine ‘senior moments’ from early signs of dementia

Alzheimer's Disease, Heart Attacks Share Same Genes

Senate Passes National Alzheimer's Project Act

Alzheimer's to be Part of the Medicare Wellness Visit

"What Health Care Reform Means for the Alzheimer's Community"

CHANGE IN MEDICARE LAW REGARDING REIMBURSEMENT FOR DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT

New Insight into the Cause of Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia Found by Researchers at Mayo Clinic

Al Roker Talks to Children About Alzheimer’s Disease on Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s First ‘Together for Care’ Telethon

Doctors sound TSA germ alert

Scientist"s Eureka Moment that Found a "Cure" for Alzheimer"s

Development of a Safer Vaccine for Alzheimer's Disease

"In April, an independent panel convened by the National Institutes of Health concluded that there is “no evidence of even moderate scientific quality” that any intervention, including exercise, drugs, dietary supplements or increased social engagement, reduces the risk of Alzheimer's disease............read more"

Talking With Justice Sandra Day O'Connor: Battling Alzheimer's

SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Feeling Him Slipping Away - A Story of Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

London: Europe-U.S. Regulators Mull Prevention Trial in Familial AD

Mouse study shows effect of blood pressure drug on Alzheimer’s disease

Anesthetics and Alzheimer's disease

New Annual Wellness Visits for Medicare Beneficiaries to Include Detection of Cognitive Impairment

Preference for Comfort, Not Life Expectancy, Should Guide Hospice Eligibility For Dementia Patients

"Sweet 16" Tool May be Useful for Detecting Cognitive Impairment

Money Woes Can Be Early Clue to Alzheimer's Disease

Discovery Of Molecular Cause Of Alzheimer's Disease Could Bring Early Diagnosis, Treatment Closer

SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Study Looks At Ways To Prevent Memory Loss Caused By Anesthetics During Recovery From Surgery

70-year-olds smarter than they used to be

Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients Used for Medicare Scam

Cancer Survivors and Memory Loss

Program to pay for Alzheimer's Care

Window on My World - Living with Lewy Body Dementia

Revised Definition of Alzheimer's Disease Proposed

Stress May Explain Modern Man's Dementia Epidemic

EXCELLENT COMPREHENSIVE ARTICLES ON DEMENTIA FROM TORONTO

Affected Area of Brain in Early Dementia Linked to Career Choice

Brain Aβ Patterns Linked to Brain Energy Metabolism

Gene Predicts Speed of Alzheimer's Development

Till Dementia Do Us Part - An article about "secondary relationships" starring our member, Gourdchipper.

Heart Failure Origin Affects Cognitive Function

Brain Exercise' May Worsen Existing Alzheimer's

Years Later, No Magic Bullet Against Alzheimer’s Disease

The Shriver Report™, A Woman's Nation Takes On Alzheimer's

Plasma Beta-Amyloid Levels Associated With Cognitive Decline

Trying Improv as Therapy for Those With Memory Loss

Seeking Comments on Proposed Revisions to Diagnostic Criteria for Alzheimer's Disease

When Is It Time to Consider Moving a Family Member with Memory Impairment?

Understanding Alzheimer's: Patients, caretakers can struggle with the stigma of the disease

Alberta Scientists See Alzheimer's Breakthrough

Experts - Nothing Has Been Proven to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

One Way to Judge a Nursing Home

Alzheimer's Association Launches TrialMatch™ – First-of-its-Kind Clinical Trials Matching Service in Alzheimer's

Dementia Care Guide Available to Download

Suprising New Link Between Tooth Loss And Cognitive Function

A Decade Of Alzheimer's Devastating Impact - Tom DeBaggio's Story

Poet's Book Deals With Alzheimer's Disease

Research Reveals How We Learn and Remember

Alzheimer's as seen by a patient who is also a doctor

Dad's Alzheimer's Sets Son Off - He Fires Shots Inside Home

Novel Radiotracer Shines New Light on the Brains of Alzheimer Disease Patients

Antihypertensive Drugs May Protect against Alzheimer’s Disease and Promote Healthy Memory

NAMENDA XR Approved for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type

Association of Genetic Factors and Brain Imaging Findings in Alzheimer's Disease

Problematic blood clotting contributes to Alzheimer’s disease

New System Developed For Early Diagnosis Of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers Discover How Mutations in Presenilin Gene Cause Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

PTSD May Boost Dementia Risk in Older Vets

Testosterone Protects Brain

StoryCorps deploys to capture Alzheimer patients' memories

Patient Voices - Listen to those with Alzheimer's Disease Speak About Their Disease

Clan could hold key to drug to stop Alzheimer's

Author Agathie Christie's Writing May Have Told a Tale of Her Possible Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Prevention Strategies Remain an Elusive Challenge

Mutant gum disease bacteria offer clue to Alzheimer's treatment

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Providing Grant to American Life Pharmaceuticals to Allow For Manufacture of it's Lead Drug Candidate in Preparation for Phase 1 Trials

Irregular Medication Use Puts Seniors at Risk of Falling

Why Living Wills are Poor Guides to End of Life Care Preferences

Psychiatrists Can Predict Onset of Alzheimer's with New EEG Test

President Signs Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act

Dementia Takes Away the Meaning of Flavours: Clues to Brain Basis for Abnormal Food Preferences

Gammaglobulin Treatment May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Company Plans to Sell Genetic Testing Kit at Drugstores  

Do Hidden Cognitive Problems Prevent Heart Failure Patients From Mananging Their Illness?

How Dark Chocolate May Guard Against Brain Injury From Stroke

If Spouse Has Dementia, Your Risk Rises, Too

Meet America's Overworked Caregivers by Gail Sheehy

At Risk Students Bond with Dementia Patients

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips: Room, Cabinet and Drawer Labels

Alzheimer’s Memory Problems Originate with Protein Clumps Floating in the Brain, Not Amyloid Plaques

Personality may influence brain shrinkage in aging

"Money Follows the Person" Program designed to help keep people out of nursing homes

Obesity Gene Linked to Brain Tissue Loss

Toys and Tactile Activities Help Alzheimer's Patients

Home Care Businesses Fill Void As Alzheimer’s Care Units Decline

Investigational Immune Intervention Slows Brain Shrinkage in Alzheimer's Patients

Alzheimer's Mum Doesn't Know Her Own Baby

Alzheimer's Disease sufferers still feel for loved ones even if they have forgotten them

Breakthrough Study Points to New Direction for Alzheimer's Research

Husband and wife cope with Alzheimer's progression

Tasks that Improve Memory - Mow the lawn and chew gum.

Researchers Discover Weak Link in Alzheimer's Drug Candidates

Many Newly Diagnosed Alzheimer's Disease Patients Do Not Receive Alzheimer's Drugs As First-Line Therapy

Aging Without Mental Decline: Probing The Secrets Of Sharp Memory In Old Age

Radiotherapy Can Cause Lasting Vascular Disease

Memory May Decline Rapidly Even in Stage Before Alzheimer’s Disease

Immune cells as possible nerve-cell killers in Alzheimer’s disease

Stressful but Vital: Picking a Nursing Home

Chicago area volleyball coach diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease at age 37

Brain Scans Show Signs of Early Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s report sees growing problems

Survey Finds Genes Linked to Huntington's, Alzheimer's

Karen Henley and her teens take their story of husband and father's Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease to Capitol Hill

President Obama commends SSA commissioner, and Alzheimer's Association

Neurologists Going to Capitol Hill to Push for Health Care Reform

Dimebon Drug Fails in Study

New Drug May Slow Alzheimer's Disease

New Ways to Diagnose and Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Funds Boost Research into Causes, Interventions for Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Nobel Price Winner Has Alzheimer's Disease

Senators Introduce National Alzheimer's Project Act

Mastering the Art of White Lies

FDA says Eisai, Pfizer Alzheimer ads misleading

A Rapid Image Analysis Method To Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease

Funding the Battle Against Alzheimer's Disease

SOCIAL SECURITY ADDS EOAD TO COMPASSIONATE ALLOWANCE LIST - PUTS EOAD ON FAST TRACK TO SSDI

Read about Jay and Laura Jones and their efforts that helped convince the Social Security Administration on behalf of EOAD

Alzheimer Gene Sharpens Young Minds

University of Florida to Study Word Finding Problems Caused by Alzheimer's Disease

Gene Clue to Early Dementia Speed

Memory lapses are common and increase with age; when do they signal Alzheimer's?

Marijuana ineffective as an Alzheimer’s treatment: UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health research

Doctors study link between combat and brain disease

HEALTHBEAT: Study will put to test growing evidence linking high blood pressure to dementia

Rush University Medical Center Leads Nationwide Clinical Trial of Nutritional Drink for Alzheimer's

Transplanted Stem Cells Form Proper Brain Connections

Compounds That Help Protect Nerve Cells Discovered by Duke Team

Start Running and Watch Your Brain Grow

Decrease in Postoperative Delirium in Elderly Patients

Drowsiness, Staring, and Other Mental Lapses May Signal Alzheimer’s Disease

Doctors and Families Not Good at Detecting Alzheimer's and Dementia

Eye Test That Spots Alzheimer's Disease 20 Years Before Symptoms

Skin Test for Alzheimer's Disease

Exercise May Stave Off Mental Decline

UCF Alzheimer's Discovery Could Lead to Long-sought Preventive Treatment

Tentative Approval for Generic Namenda

Nutrient Cocktail for Memory Is Controversial

Medical Foods, Nutritional Supplements, and Alzheimer's - Do they work and are they safe?

Mobile Phone Radiation "Protects" Against Alzheimer's

Top 10 Caregiver Tips of 2010

Lifeless Prions Capable of Evolutionary Change and Adaptation

10 Years of Research on Mild Cognitive Impairment

Exercise calms agitation associated with dementia

Cancer, Alzheimer's less likely to strike in combination

UGA Study finds significantly worse outcomes in cancer patients with cognitive impairment

Families Realize the Extent of Aging Folk's Problems at Holiday Time

Imaging Test Detects Alzheimer’s Disease That Is Likely to Progress

98 Year Old Woman Accused of Choking Roommate

Lifelong Memories Linked to Stable Nerve Connections

Project Lifesaver even greater help in cold weather

President Reagan's Son Advocates for Alzheimer's Awareness

Apathy common in dementia patients with brain changes

Poor Oral Health Linked to Dementia Risk

Comfort Zone - A Different Idea for Tracking Alzheimer Patients

Dementia drug use 'killing many'

Unravelling the Pathology of Dementia

Mouse Gene Suppresses Alzheimer’s Plaques and Tangles

More muscle power means lower Alzheimer's risk

Blood Test Identifies Women At Risk From Alzheimer's

Treating Dementia, but Overlooking Its Physical Toll

6 Steps to Diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease

Is it a Visual Problem or Alzheimer's?

Can you catch Alzheimer’s disease?

Web can help elderly surfers slow dementia

A Devoted Husband, A Wife in Chains

Dimebon: Bright Star or Black Hole?

Declines in Other Thinking and Learning Skills May Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Disease

Aricept Linked to Increased Heart-Injury Hospitalizations

Impaired Kidney Function Linked to Cognitive Decline in Elderly

Sleep loss linked to increase in Alzheimer's plaques

SPECIAL ISSUE - ALZHEIMER'S E-NEWS - WORLD ALZHEIMER'S DAY

FDA: Philips Lifeline Issues Safety Alert For Lifeline Pendant Personal Help Buttons

Federal Update on Social Security Disability for EOAD

Project Lifesaver Receives Federal Assistance for the Missing Alzheimer Patients

Pain and the Alzheimer Patient -Online Workshop

Why Alzheimer's patients set in their ways

1 in 5 fewer may get Alzheimer’s due to finding

UIC Researcher Heads $10M Grant to Tackle Alzheimer's Disease

Research shows brains of obese people have less tissue

Study Finds People at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease May Have Hyperactive Brain Function as Coping Mechanism

Switching on the Power of Stem Cells

Different Types of Dementia Show Different Types of Brain Acitvity

Caring for Alzheimer's Patients is a Full Time Job

Can Chemotherapy Lead to Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer's disease therapeutic research: the path forward

Seizures Uncommon in Alzheimer's Disease

When Elders Don't Accept Outside Help

Oxygen Treatment Hastens Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Mice - Implications for oxygen use in elderly after surgery.

Brain Damage Seen on Brain Scans May Predict Memory Loss in Old Age

Families sought for new Alzheimer's gene bank

Testing Gene Therapy to Improve Brain Function in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Close Relationship with Caregivers Slows Alzheimer's Disease

International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD) - news and videos from the just concluded Vienna conference.

UCLA scientists identify how immune cells may help predict Alzheimer's risk

Greater Language Skills in 20s May Guard Against Alzheimer's

Obama Backs Helping Hand for Long Term Care Insurance

Alzheimer's Patients Struggle Without Insurance

Nitrates May Be Environmental Trigger For Alzheimer’s, Diabetes And Parkinson's Disease

People with mild Alzheimer’s have trouble focusing on what’s most important

Status on the Bill - Ending the Medicare Disability Waiting Period Act of 2009 (S.700 / H.R.1708

Seeking a pathway into the brain-The body's defenses against disease also block treatments.

Screenings for Alzheimer's lagging

New data demonstrate potential for early detection of Alzheimer's disease

GPS Shoe to Track Alzheimer's Patients

Night Care for Dementia Patients

Forgiveness: Can Caregivers Move Past Elder’s Bad Behavior?

New screening developed to offer intervention to dementia caregivers

Discovery Of Molecular Cause Of Alzheimer's Disease

Eli Lilly starts late-stage Alzheimer's drug tests

Communicating with People with Dementia

Gene Key To Alzheimer's-like Reversal Identified

Delirium Rapidly Accelerates Memory Decline In Alzheimer's Patients

Spending Down to Medicaid

Memory Grows Less Efficient Very Early in Alzheimer's Disease

Spending Down to Medicaid

Photos More Useful Than Words with Mild Alzheimer's

California Funds USI Alzheimer's Stem Cell Research

High Fat Diet May Impair Cognition in Diabetics

Young Adults at Future Risk of Alzheimer's Disease Have Different Brain Activity

Safety Fears over Elan and Wyeth Alzheimer's Drug -

Alzheimer's Disease - Brain cells inability to transmit information to one another?

Famous Nun Study Continues

Stem Cells - 10 Diseases They May or May Not Cure

More Evidence Links Diabetes, Alzheimer's

Single Alzheimer's Gene Protects People, Double Does Harm

When it isn't Really Senility

Anesthesia Associated with Risk of Cognitive Impairment and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Women's Cognitive Impairment Risk

National Center for Benefits Outreach and Enrollment Awards

Grants to Find Benefits for Seniors

Blood Test Predicts Chance of FTD

Oily Fish Claims About Dementia Questioned

Congress Approves $10billion in Scientific

Research Funding

A New Piece in the Alzheimer Puzzle

New Statement to Medical Community Demands

a Dignified Diagnosis of Dementia

Headway in Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Insulin Protects Brain from Alzheimer's - US Study

Education Doesn't Slow Alzheimer's Decline

Don't Let Caregiving Ruin Your Other Relationships

Eli-Lilly to pay $1.415 billion for off label promotion of Zyprexa

Alzheimer's Aggression can be Threatening

Dementia Looks Different in Diabetic Brain

Destroying Amyloid Proteins with Lasers

Alzheimer's Disease-Facing the Facts - Airing on

PBS Stations in Janaury.

Brain Starvation Appears to Trigger Alzheimer's Disease

Joan in the news - Alzheimer's Disease is a Complete

Personality Change.

Socializing and Cognition

Caregiving May Lengthen Life -

Older Americans Take Risky Combination of Medications

All Dementia Isn't Alzheimer's - One is preventable

New Clue in the Search to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

Symptoms of Cognitive Decline Appear Long Before Dementia

Accommodating Alzheimer's in the Workplace -

Brain Circuitry Survives Longer than Previously Thought

in Alzheimer's Disease

The Future of Diagnosing and Evaluating

Alzheimer's Disease

More Men Take the Lead Role in Caring for Elderly Parents

Value of Family Caregiving Reaches $375 Billion

Brain Scans Show Root of Memory Glitch With Aging.

Caregiver Committed to Fighting Alzheimer's

Can you recognize Alzheimer's?- " survey of more than 1,000

seniors found a lack of knowledge of the symptoms and how to respond."

CLICK HERE to read Palm Beach Post Article on Joan, Patrick,

and the Caregiver Cruises.

'Super' Aged Brains Reveal First Secrets Of Sharp

Memory In Old Age

Alzheimer's Gene Slows Brain's Ability to Export Toxic Protein

View People as Living With, Not Dying From

Alzheimer's Disease - Allan Appel

Anesthesia may induce Alzheimer's changes in the brain.

Hospice Care Evolves as Alzheimer's, other ills raise demand.

Should People with Dementia be Allowed to Vote?

Four More Alzheimer's Genes Discovered

New Compassionate Allowances for Social Security

Disability - FTD NOW INCLUDED, BUT NOT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.

Yoga Classes Good for the Mind and Body of Alzheimer Patients

Helping Dementia Patients Overcome the Fear of Bathing

Report Calls for More Care for the Caregiver

Right to Die Controversy - Baroness Mary Warnock

AstraZeneca Trial Results: A Mixed Bag

Predicting Alzheimer's- Psychiatrists Can Predict Onset of

Alzheimer's with New EEG Test.

Beginning to Understand the Brain-Newswise

Is Caregiving Natural, Expected, and Virtuous?

Antipsychotic Drugs Boost Stroke Risk

Margaret Thatcher Has Dementia - Daughter criticized

for making it public

MIT Zeroes in on Alzheimer's Structures.

Chocolate is Good for Brain Health

Short Term Respite Care - A chance for caregivers to

get away and relax

Signs of Alzheimer's Disease May Be Present Decades

Before Diagnosis

Cognitive Problems Associated With Diabetes Duration

and Severity

Tau Is Not Cause Of Alzheimer's, It Is Effect' Note Experts

At Anavex

THE FORGETTING: A Portrait of Alzheimer's-

CLICK THIS LINK FOR STORY .

CLICK HERE for a series of stories on

Alzheimer's Disease.

Alzheimer's Strains Home and Family -Baltimore Sun

A Lazy Brain is a Shrinking Brain

Biomarkers Identify Early Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

Before Symptoms Appear

Scientists Find Key Brain Circuits for Attention -Reuters

The 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

New Imaging Technique May Spot Alzheimer's Disease Earlier

When Music Works Magic - Excellent in-depth article on music's

benefit to Alzheimer patients.

New Screening Tool for Dementia- ASK THE FAMILY -WebMD

The Link Between HDL Cholesterol and Dementia

Laser Headband Can Detect Alzheimer's Plaques and Tangles

Brain Scans Detect Alzheimer's Disease Quickly

New Clue to Alzheimer's Found - Not all beta-amyloid causes

Alzheimer's Disease

Molecular imaging sheds new light on progression of

Alzheimer's disease

New Website to Educate the Public About Neurodegenerative

Diseases

Alzheimer's Association Disaster Tips - important information

on how to prepare for floods, tornadoes, hurricanes

World's Oldest Woman - 115 years old - found to have normal brain

with little or no evidence of Alzheimer's Disease.

Free Long Term Care Insurance for America's Veterans

Social Interaction Remains a Priority for People With

Alzheimer's Disease

Memories, Not Alone in the Moonlight - Rebecca Hyman

Study Outlines Misconception About Alzheimer's Disease -

Lack of Transition Training Confronts Family Caregivers

Reaching Out - Richard Taylor wants people to know there is still life

left in Alzheimer patients

Interacting with Those Affected by Dementia - Senior News

Short Arms and Legs Linked to Risk of Dementia

New Alzheimer's Foundation for Caregiving in Canada

is Established

Memory and Aging Clinic Opens at University of Arizona

Dual Treatment of Incontinence and Dementia Associated

with Functional Decline

Music Targets Alzheimer's - Melissa Katz

Bill to create Silver Alert Program introduced to lawmakers

Chemotherapy's Damage to the Brain

Choosing an Adult Day Center

Alzheimer's Disease - Managing Difficult Behaviors-

Men More Likely to Have MCI (Mild Cognitive Impairment)

Midlife Diabetes Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Structured Activities Important to Living With

Alzheimer's Disease

New Compound Identifies Alzheimer's Disease Brain Toxins

(in Live Patients), Study Shows - Science Daily

New Alzheimer's Study Underscores Importance Of Sustaining

Viable Medicaid System - Medical News Today

A Billion for Brains -Representative Kennedy of RI introduces bill

to increase funding for brain research -"plans for a new National

Neurotechnology Initiative that would spend $1 billion over five

years to boost brain research, regulation, and drug

development." - David Ewing Duncan.

First Ever Alzheimer's Rally Organizing in California

Duke University Study - Most will have cognitive impairment by age 70

Alzheimer's To Hit 1-In-8 Boomers

Short-term stress can affect learning and memory

Health Tip: Early-Stage Alzheimer's - How to Maintain

Independence Longer - Forbes.com

Pratchett Announces Alzheimer's Donation after Diagnosis-

British author Terry Pratchett announced that he was donating

nearly £500,000 ($1 million) for research into Alzheimer's disease,

three months after he was diagnosed with the condition.

Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) causes more problems in

relationships and daily living than previously realized

Early-Alzheimer's patients flunk financial study - USA Today

Assisted Living Costs for Alzheimer Patients are Tax Deductible

Dementia Diagnosis Brings Relief, Not Depression - Science Daily

Wandering Presents a Serious Risk for Alzheimer's

Patients -Tips for Prevention- Health Talk

Alzheimer's Presents Ideal Prey for Scammers

Laws Protect Medicaid Patients in Nursing Homes

'Ugly Betty' dad Plana faces ugly reality of his mom's disease

Smart Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp and Dementia at Bay

Holiday Stress and Caregiving by Michael Plontz

Tackling Alzheimers, Depression - Counseling and support may

reduce the risk of depression in spouses of Alzheimer patients

by Kathleen Fackelmann

Alzheimer Guide Dogs - dogs trained to return AD

patients safely home

Alzheimer's Disease Could Be A Third Form Of Diabetes

You Can Alleviate Boredom in Alzheimer's Patient

 

ALZHEIMER DRUGS AND TREATMENTS

Key Lessons in Alzheimer Drug Failures Reported by Boston Researcher

Pain Relievers Calm Dementia Patients

Doctors Debate Effectiveness of Axona

Elan Halts High-Dose Drug Trial After Nine Deaths

Drug for Alzheimer Disease Does Not Appear to Slow Cognitive Decline

FDA Approves Generic Aricept to Treat Dementia Related to Alzheimer’s Disease

Nerve Cell Transplants Help Brain Damaged Rats Fully Recover Lost Ability to Learn

Immune-based Alzheimer's Treatment Study Results

New therapy targets for amyloid disease

Researchers to Test First Gene Therapy For Alzheimer’s Patients

Scientists Target Preclinical Alzheimer Diagnosis and Trials - Parts 1, 2,and 3 of 7 part series

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

Alzheimer's Disease Vaccine Shows Promise

New findings about brain proteins suggest possible way to fight Alzheimer's

Testosterone Spray May Help Women Fight Dementia

Natural Compound in Extra-virgin Olive Oil May Help Prevent,Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Historic Gene Therapy Trial To Treat Alzheimer's Disease

Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Protect Against Dementia, Study Shows

Potential New Drug for Alzheimer's Disease AND Diabetes

Drug rescues memory lost to Alzheimer's disease

Omega-3 little help in slowing Alzheimer's

Relaxation techniques decrease anxiety in dementia

U.S. urged to compare Alzheimer, ADD, other therapies

NO Joke: Viagra Lessens Aβ, Cognitive Problems in AD Mice

Sydney scientists make Alzheimer's breakthrough

Progress in Alzheimer Cure Search

Latest Findings on Imaging of Human Brain Amyloid..............."Slowly but surely, Alzheimer disease researchers are coming to grips with the possibility that some experimental therapies could be failing because they have been tested in people whose disease is too advanced. The field’s focus is therefore shifting toward earlier diagnosis........."

New Exams, Treatments for Alzheiemer's in the Pipeline

FDA Gives Green Light to Alzheimer's Drug Clinical Trial

Statins Do Not Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease Study Shows

Accera Launches Axona - First Medical Food

Therapy to Help Manage Mild-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

Hypnosis Improves Quality of Life for People with Dementia

Drug Offers New Alzheimer's Hope

Hormone Shows Promise in Reversing Alzheimer's

Disease and Stroke

Be Leary of Miracle Cures

GlaxoSmithKline Pays Affiris $28million Up Front

in Alzheimer's Vaccine Deal

Aiming at Multiple Alzheimer Proteins May be Key to Success

Researchers Hope Drug Reverses Alzheimer's

Study confirms benefit of combination therapy

for Alzheimer’s disease

Elan-Wyeth Alzheimer Drug Data Unclear

Marijuana May Block Alzheimer's Disease

Dimebon May Keep Brain Cells from Dying.

Alzheimer's Clinical Trials - One Disappointment after Another

Alzheimer's Association statement on a newly published

 study of Etanercept (Enbrel) for Alzheimer's

Russian Anti-Histamine Drug Does Well in Alzheimer Trials.

Alzheimer's Association Statement on Flurizan failure

Flurizan Fails Study - Reuters

Alzheimer Drug Shows Promise - Health Day

Nerve Cells Derived From Stem Cells And Transplanted

Into Mice May Lead To Improved Brain Treatments

Elan Vaccine Trial Restarted - Reuters

NIA Seeking Participants for Alzheimer's Disease

Genetics Study

Flurizan to be Marketed in Europe -Associated Press

Vaccine Triggers Immune Response, Prevents Alzheimer's

Landmark Alzheimer's Report Urges Radical Changes to

Paradigm of Therapy development for Alzheimer's Disese

and Dementias to Focus on Prevention - PRNewswire

Disease-Modifying Drug May Slow Alzheimer's Disease

Medivation's Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Daily

Function in Alzheimer's Disease Patients- Medivation

Breakthrough or False Hope?- Etanercept Case Report

Draws Scrutiny

UNFORGETTABLE, a story about memory - The Man Who

Remembers Everything - Scientists hope by studying him,

they can unlock the mystery to memory disorders - NBC News

Alzheimer's -What if the Dreaded Disease Isn't Really a Disease

IVIG Treatment Shows Promise -

Exercise May Help Alzheimer's Patients

Pet Therapy Trial for Alzheimer's Patients a Success

Going Forward With the Helmet Cure -Audrey Barton

Debate over Electronically Tracking Alzheimer Patients - Safety or

an Invasion of Privacy?

Obesity Treatment to possibly lead to Alzheimer Treatment

New Treatments for Dementia Expected in a Couple of Years

The Helmet That Could Turn Back the Symptoms of Alzheimer's

Latest Study Says Statins Don't Slow Alzheimer's -Health Day

Alzheimer's Association statement on a newly published

case study of Etanercept (Enbrel) for Alzheimer's

Reversal Of Alzheimer's Symptoms Within Minutes

In Human Study - Science Daily - January 9, 2008

New Drug Shows Promise in Halting Progress

of Alzheimer's Disease

 

THE ALZHEIMER PATIENTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

Jan's Story - Love and Early Onset Alzheimer's - by Barry Peterson - Link to book is on right side of homepage

A Decade Of Alzheimer's Devastating Impact - Tom DeBaggio's Story - See links to his books on right side of homepage

StoryCorps deploys to capture Alzheimer patients' memories

 

Stigma cited as main concern by those living with

Alzheimer's Disease - From the Alzheimer's Association Website

What About the Living? -An Article by Richard Taylor

Earlier Diagnosis Giving Alzheimer's a New Voice

Life With Dementia - A Personal Take on Dementia

by Diane Thornton

A View of Early Stage Alzheimer's Disease b

y someone who is living it - by Richard Bozanich

Two With Alzheimer's Disease Speak for

Themselves By Mary Engel, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
September 30, 2007

People With Alzheimer's Disease Speak Out In

First Ever Global Survey

 

EARLY ONSET ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE (EOAD) -before age 65

Tracy Mobley and Family In the News - With love and fear, Alzheimer's youngest caretakers watch over parents.

Prime of Life Interrupted - A story of Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease

NEW VIDEO ON EOAD - MEET THE HENLEY'S AND OTHERS AS THEY TELL THEIR STORY OF EARLY ONSET ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

For Early Onset Dementia Patients, Workplace Fraught With Worry

Diagnosed with Alzheimer's at Age 36

Study to Examine Early, Inherited Form of Alzheimer's

Membrane Model May Unlock Secrets of Early-Stage Alzheimer’s

Biomarkers Identify Early Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

Before Symptoms Appear

Calcium Abnormalities Linked to Familial Early Onset

Alzheimer's Disease - Science Daily

Gene Variation Linked to Earlier Onset of Alzheimer's Symptoms

Our reader- Tony Pesare - his story -Orange City Man's

Story Puts Face on Early-Onset Alzheimer's

Living with EOAD - the story of the Rodriguez family

by WPTV news anchor Jim Sackett

Sufferers of Early Onset Alzheimer's Describe Life

with the Disease - Jim Lerher - PBS

Too Young for Alzheimer's - by Joe Wolfcale

 

HELPING CHILDREN AND TEENS UNDERSTAND

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

A Kid's Eye View of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's - Helping Children Understand the Disease

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Kicks off Teen's Initiative

Help Teens and Children Cope with Alzheimer's Disease

 

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND DRIVING

Alzheimer’s on the road: When to take the car keys

Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Driving - The Hartford Group

 

ALZHEIMER CARE RESOURCES- FROM

ALZHEIMER DAILY NEWS:

Senior Housing Finder

Care Finder

Lotsa Helping Hands

 

THE POLITICS OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Most Voters See Alzheimer's as Key Issue - Barbara Basler

ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH

Our Campaign for November, Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Project Lifesaver Emphasizes Importance of Proactive Approach to Finding Those with Alzheimer’s Disease Who Wander

A Spouse Story

Alzheimer's Association National Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Alzheimer's Awareness Month to Be Observed Throughout November

Students Help Raise Alzheimer's Awareness

 

NOVEMBER 2009 - NATIONAL ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH

Free memory tests mark Alzheimer's Awareness month

Alzheimer's awareness program Sunday in downtown Alexandria

Including Someone with Alzheimer's in Thanksgiving Activities

Letter- Respect Caregivers


 

Members ProjectCLICK HERE to read about Alzheimer's

Disease: "Early Detection Matters" Project that won $1.5 million

dollar grant from American Express

NEWS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL

CONFERENCE ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - CHICAGO - 2008

CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE - New Alzheimer's

drug - REMBER - shows early promise -The article discusses both Rember

and the Phase II trial of bapineuzumab.

CLICK THIS LINK to the Website's Complete Update

on all the news from the International Conference on Alzheimer's

Disease 2008.

NOVEMBER - NATIONAL ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – What Better Time for a Free Screening?

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

      

 

 

 

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