Alzheimer

A Place Beyond Words: The Literature of Alzheimer's

The New Yorker | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:00:00 -0700

The summer before, a neurologist had diagnosed Nana with probable Alzheimer's disease, but with a family history like hers—both of her parents' lives had faded out in a fog of dementia—that “probable” seemed unnecessary. My grandmother's ...

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Alzheimer's disease: are we close to finding a cure?

Medical News Today | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:25:36 -0700

At Medical News Today, hardly a day goes by without coming across a study about Alzheimer's disease. There is no doubt that scientists across the world are working hard to find ways to prevent, treat and cure this debilitating condition, which affects ...

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Bride Marries at Dad's Alzheimer's Care Center So He Can Walk Her Down Aisle

People Magazine | Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:14:42 -0700

A Michigan woman who had been planning a traditional church wedding changed the venue to an Ohio nursing home so her father with Alzheimer's could walk her down the aisle. Miriam and Mark Davis, of Canton, married Saturday at the Foundation Park ...

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Communication and caring matter most when dealing with Alzheimer's patients

Lexington Herald Leader | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0700

Lexington's Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held 9 a.m. Sept. 27 at the Fayette County Courthouse. Start a team, sign up as a team captain and form a Walk to End Alzheimer's team, join a team or walk as an individual. Visit ACT.alz.org/Lexington to ...

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