Alzheimer

Glen Campbell moved to Alzheimer's facility, report says

Fox News | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:26:38 -0700

"Rhinestone Cowboy" singer Glen Campbell, who's been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for the past three years, has moved into a care facility, according to a published report. A family friend told People magazine Wendesday that Campbell, 77, was ...

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Photographing Alzheimer's patients helps with her loss

USA TODAY | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:20:55 -0700

SALEM, Ore. — Photographer Diane Beals gathered the courage to get back behind the lens documenting Alzheimer's patients after she lost her father to the disease. She started capturing images for her Faces of Alzheimer's exhibit three years ago as her ...

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Gene Linked To Alzheimer's Poses A Special Threat To Women

NPR (blog) | Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:44:24 -0700

A gene associated with Alzheimer's disease appears especially dangerous to women and may be one reason that more women than men are diagnosed with the disease. The gene, known as APOE4, increases the risk of developing Alzheimer's in both sexes ...

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Alzheimer's comedy visits beach film festival

The News-Press | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:15:20 -0700

Maren had seen many films focusing on the later, more dramatic stages of dementia and Alzheimer's. But he'd never seen something about the very early stages: When the person knows there's something wrong and is just beginning to act unusual.

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