Early-onset Alzheimer's patients want support group in Augusta

...diagnosed with early-onset frontotemporal dementia, a somewhat rare disorder related to...her husband."I knew before that for dementia there is no cure," he said. "I didn't...didn't know anyone with early onset dementia."His mother had been diagnosed with...

More volunteers should join fight against rising cases of dementia

...Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The number of people affected by...someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. There are almost 10 million caregivers...Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, support groups, education programs...

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...caregivers Registrations are being accepted for the Alzheimer's Association Annual Education Symposium, Alzheimer's and Dementias: Caregiver Strategies. The program for family and professional caregivers will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March...

Woman faces felony exploitation charges

...accused of helping herself to the bank accounts of an elderly dementia patient under her care will be arraigned next week on multiple...96-year-old Augusta nursing home resident with a history of dementia, allegedly stole more than $22,000 from the resident's...

Red Wings beat Canucks for fourth win in a row

...stroke in late October and another in early November. He's been staying at his daughter's home in Lubbock, Texas.He has lived with his children since the death of his wife, Colleen, in 2009. He has had dementia for several years.

Study: Dementia not treated as terminal

...Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia as a terminal illness and subject patients...treated for other problems as though the dementia were not terminal. That oversight affects...million people nationwide with end-stage dementia. Patients in the final stages of dementia...

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Elderly with dementia may face greater risk of Alzheimer's

...did not reach the level of dementia. Out of that group, 26 percent...Alzheimer's or some other type of dementia within 18 months. The findings...Alzheimer's disease and dementia and, in and of itself, may...Neil Buckholtz, chief of the Dementias of Aging Branch at the National...

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Study: exercise helps delay onset of dementia

...develop Alzheimer's and other types of dementia, according to a study that adds to the...had a 30 to 40 percent lower risk of dementia. The study, published Tuesday in the...ages 65 and older who showed no signs of dementia at the outset. The participants' health...

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Study: Smoking doubles risk of dementia, Alzheimer's

...Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, a study published Friday suggests...were 2.2 times more likely to develop dementia of any kind and had a risk for Alzheimer's...Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, estimated to afflict nearly 18 million...

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Study finds dementia in most 100-year-olds

...and three more had mild dementia. They weren't able to test...solid answer for how common dementia is among centenarians. Finding...Neil Buckholtz, chief of the dementias of aging branch at the National...experienced in the diagnosis of dementia," Blansjaar said. Dr...

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