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Dancing is good for your body, soul AND mind!

There have been many articles and videos about how dancing is good for you. After a 21 year study about leisurely activities and its effects on Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that the…

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Hospice Care for Alzheimer’s? Yes!

Our immediate and first thought when we hear the word hospice is “it’s the end” for our loved one. However, in recent years, hospice and the thoughts towards it are changing. Did you know that you can receive hospice in-home…

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New/Updated 2018 Dementia Memory Care Recommendations

The Alzheimer’s Association has released updated Dementia Care Practices, “2018 Dementia Care Practice Recommendations“. These recommendations are a compilation of community and residential care settings and are based on continual research as well as dementia care experts’ best practices. They…

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Atlanta Regional Commission Awards LMK Funds to Help Alzheimer’s Caregivers

The Atlanta Regional Commission has made a major April announcement by selecting the Laona M. Kitchen Foundation to receive additional funding from the ARC. “After careful consideration and review, the Laona M. Kitchen Foundation has been selected for the award,”…

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“The Mysteries of My Father’s Mind” by a loving daughter

If you want to know what it’s like to watch, feel, live and/or observe someone you love go through this horrible disease, here is an account by a daughter about her dad.  Rebecca’s beautifully written words about her father resonate…

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“I Remember Him” featured on 11Alive

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 – Sydney Oden, 17, had a dream: to write a book about her first years with her grandfather who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s when she was little.  She wrote I Remember Him as a project for…

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Blood test for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Monday, March 17, 2014 – It appears that it may now be possible for a blood test to determine 2-3 years in advance before the symptoms start if a person will develop Alzheimer’s.  According to a paper published by Nature…

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Pharmaceutical companies, government have set goals to embark on new journey

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 – 10 pharmaceutical companies and the government have teamed up to embark on a new journey: “…tackle some major diseases: Alzheimer’s, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis and lupus” with help from the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Diabetes…

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Alzheimer’s Research as a National Priority

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 – In an article titled “Why Alzheimer’s Research Must Be a National Priority” on Parade.com, Senator Susan Collins and Dr. Ron Peterson discuss why Alzheimer’s Research must be made a national priority.  By 2050, it is…

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Five Part Series: Episode Three: Why Toxins Build Up in the Brain and Can We Prevent It?

Friday, November 1, 2013 – In the Third Part of this Five Part Series, Dr. Klein talks about toxins, how they build up on the brain, how our diet and environment play factors in toxin build-up and the possible link…

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