Categories: Alzheimer's Disease Information

Tips on Communicating with a Person with Alzheimer's Disease

Although symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) vary from person to person, it’s very common, for people in the later stages of the disease, to have progressively more and more trouble with communication.…

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Maria Shriver & Lauren Miller Rogen Discuss why Alzheimer's is a Women's Issue

Maria Shriver is an American journalist, activist, author of six best-selling books, former First Lady of California, and the estranged wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Maria…

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"Health Matters" Reports Story of Inspiration for Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic

New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s online publication called “Health Matters” was created to share stories about what’s happening at one of the nation’s leading research, wellness, science and health care…

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The Alzheimer';s Foundation of America (AFA) Spring Events: Free Online Alzheimer's Education

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is an organization that aims to help to meet the social, educational, emotional and practical needs of people with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and their family…

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Solving the Cholesterol Puzzle-Part I

Everyone knows that high cholesterol is not a good thing, but what about the good type of cholesterol? What is good cholesterol and how, exactly do healthcare profesisonals determine the difference on…

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The Importance of Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Treatment and Prevention

Q: What are clinical trials and why are they so important to the future of Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention? A: Clinical trials are studies performed by scientists and medical research professionals…

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The Alzheimer's Disease Bill of Rights

If you are an Alzheimer’s caregiver or a patient in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, you may be interested to read about the “Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Bill of Rights.” The AD Bill of Rights is…

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Easter Holiday for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

If you are caregiver of a friend or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you may already know how challenging holidays can be. Here are some tips to help you plan a stress free day this Easter: •Don’t…

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Tips on Avoiding Scams Targeting the Elderly-Part I

When it comes to scams targeting the elderly population, there no such thing as being TOO INFORMED. According to The Alzheimer’s Association, exploitation of seniors in the United States is actually…

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Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinical Research Initiative Presented at the 7th Annual CTAD

At this year’s 7th annual International Conference on Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s disease (CTAD) Alzhiemer’s disease information studies were discussed-many of which have great promise…

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Alzheimer’s Disease Information Discussed at the CTAD

Good news for professionals researchers for sharing Alzheimer’s disease information and prevention- The International Conference on Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease in Philadelphia, (also…

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Facts Alzheimer’s Caregivers Should Know

If you are a caregiver of a loved one newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), you may be wondering just what is in store for you as far as time commitment now and in the future. Staying informed…

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Tips on Caregiver Stress Management

If you are a caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), you know first-hand just how stressful the job can be. Gathering Alzheimer’s disease information can help, but dealing with the…

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Why Participate in Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Prevention?

If you or a family member has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD), there are many reasons to get involved in clinical trials. One of the biggest advantages is that participants may receive…

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Facts About Alzheimer’s Life Expectancy

If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), there is no doubt you have many questions about the course of the disease. One common question about Alzheimer’s…

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How to Talk About a New Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the most challenging things to deal with, after a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in the family, is how to talk to others (including your loved one with Alzheimer’s) about his/her new…

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After the Diagnosis What Next? Making Sense of Alzheimer’s Disease

So you have a close friend or family member who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)-what next? Where do you go to find the most up to date Alzheimer’s disease information? Many family…

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