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Putting Off Retirement Might Prevent Alzheimer’s

Monday, July 15, 2013 – According to a new study done in France and reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Boston, not retiring until you are ready might help delay Alzheimer’s and other forms of Dementia. http://www.nbcnews.com/health/delaying-retirement-can-delay-dementia-large-study-finds-6C10637029  

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The Cost of Dementia

“The financial impact of dementia is wiping out families. It doesn’t stop at just the person with Alzheimer’s and their spouse. It’s going to the next generation.” See this eye opening article in the WSJ on the rise in cost…

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National registry to help prevent Alzheimer’s

By Gracie Bonds Staples – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ann Powell entered her name, birth date, gender, ethnicity, e-mail address and answered five questions about whether she had a family history or been diagnoses with mild cognitive impairment or dementia. In…

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Alzheimer’s: Tips to make the holidays more enjoyable

Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s over the holiday season can be especially stressful. The Mayo Family Clinic has a great article with some tips of how to cope with the next few weeks. (Click here to read the article in…

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An Outcast Among Peers Gains Traction on Alzheimer’s Cure

Research into what causes Alzheimer’s has had various outcomes and theories. This articles is about a doctor that has made it his life work to research this disease. Perhaps he holds the key to the next generation of Alzheimer’s drugs? (Click here to…

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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Very often we hear, “How do you know if someone has Alzheimer’s?” This article from the Alzheimer’s association addresses this question. (Click here to read the article in its original location.) Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom…

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How to Outsmart Alzheimer’s

By AMY DOCKSER MARCUS (WSJ) Doctors frustrated by a lack of a cure, or even an effective treatment, for Alzheimer’s disease are trying a new approach: preventing the disease altogether. A new project, the Cognitive Fitness and Innovative Therapies, or…

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