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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/19/op_548675.shtml
Opinion columns
Health Briefs

...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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/07/met_186415.shtml
Metro
Kate Baxley

...passed on. Granny Kate, as she was called by so many, has lived at Brentwood Terrace for the past 4.5 years. Although dementia was taking a toll on her, she maintained a sweet and loving spirit during her stay there. Her memory was leaving her, but...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174470083
Around the block

...Center for Alzheimer's Care, which offers adult day care and in-home respite care programs for Alzheimer's or related dementias.For more information about the center or to purchase tickets, call (706) 738-5039 or go to www.judchickeycenter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-02-12/around-block
Around the block

...Alzheimer's Care, which offers comprehensive adult day care and in-home respite care programs for Alzheimer's or related dementias.For more information about the center or to purchase tickets, call (706) 738-5039 or go to www.judchickeycenter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-02-03/around-block
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-11-08/early-onset-alzheimers-patie
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/05/tec_291455.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/13/tec_326298.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/17/liv_45297.shtml
Life & style
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/19/tec_231308.shtml
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