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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
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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Ex-Cowboy Tony Dorsett is battling his condition

...end was going to be like this" ? what he calls a frustrating battle with a condition caused by head trauma that can lead to dementia and depression.The former Heisman Trophy winner at Pittsburgh and Super Bowl champion with the Dallas Cowboys was diagnosed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-10/ex-cowboy-tony-dorsett-battli
Ga. elderly may get own agency

...process quicker, and provide more transparency for the unit's budget.The state's plan for dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia would have a better state focus, said Kathy Simpson of the Alzheimer's Association's Georgia chapter. Currently, there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-03/ga-elderly-may-get-own-a
New England hit by blizzard's 2 feet of snow

...police: a 17-year-old who crashed into a light pole while snow-tubing down a street and an 83-year-old man with dementia who was found dead in his backyard.As the storm pushed into the Northeast on Monday, the region came to a near standstill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-01-27/new-england-hit-blizzards-2-feet-sn
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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