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Missing 76-year-old woman found

Deputies say a missing 76-year-old woman has been found.The Richmond County Sheriff's Office had said it was looking for the woman who suffers from dementia.Rosa Lee Williams was found safe early Monday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-13/deputies-looking-missi
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
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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
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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: 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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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/04/ent_230143.shtml
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Tennessee women's basketball coach prepares for first season with dementia

...Summitt has handled the talk about her dementia diagnosis the same way she manages Tennessee...That's the reason for when I came out with dementia and Alzheimer's," Summitt said...she'll face more questions about dementia and Alzheimer's disease when she makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-10-27/tennessee-womens-basketba
Human growth hormone testing to start in NFL

...expect about 6,000 of the 19,400 retired players, or 28 percent, to develop Alzheimer's disease or at least moderate dementia.Dozens more will be diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's or Parkinson's disease during their lives, according to the data.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-12/human-growth-hormone-testing-
Dementia can take loved one away, but not spouse's memories

...time, I was convinced she was suffering from some form of dementia. To persuade her to seek medical aid was fruitless. Not only...alerting the doctor to also evaluate the patient for possible dementia, we were able to have Virginia examined. She showed all the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-02-17/dementia-can-tak
Georgia Senate panel passes bill to track Alzheimer's

...prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia in Georgia.Sen. Renee Unterman, R-Buford, who...a task force on Alzheimer's and related types of dementia.Dementia, from Alzheimer's and other causes, is on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-24/georgia-senate-panel-pas