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...

'Conditioning' blood flow could deter dementia, GRU researcher says

...flow in the arm could help stave off dementia caused by a chronic lack of blood in...It is the second-leading cause of dementia after Alzheimer's disease and can make...problems, he said."Vascular causes of dementia are a major contributor to dementia...

Volunteers' time, money crucial in successfully battling Alzheimer's

...Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. And I can say that...Alzheimer's or related dementia. And one out of every...Alzheimer's disease and other dementia increases drastically...Alzheimer's and other dementias than older whites...000 Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers in Georgia...

Symposium successful

...diagnosed with Alzheimer's or a related dementia; care partners; family and professional...overview of Alzheimer's and related dementias. Afternoon sessions covered timely...community. Thank you for making dementia a priority at GRHealth. We need...

Around the block

...Commons, 1301 RA Dent Blvd.Topics will include the Basics of Alzheimer's and Other Dementias, Current Research in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, Memory Loss and Driving, Medications and Your Memory, and Practical Pointers for...

Help in Alzheimer's fight

...Medicare coverage for comprehensive care planning services after a dementia diagnosis. The services would be available to both the diagnosed...and their caregivers. It will ensure that documentation of a dementia diagnosis and any care planning is included in an individual's...

Pretrial hearings paving way for trial of Augusta woman accused of exploitation of an elderly person

A woman accused of taking advantage of a 96-year-old dementia patient by helping herself to the elderly woman's bank account is headed to trial next month.An Oct. 12 trial date in Richmond...

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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