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Alzheimer's: 'Long goodbye' often toughest on families - Shreveport Times

Alzheimer's: 'Long goodbye' often toughest on families - Shreveport Times | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's: 'Long goodbye' often toughest on familiesShreveport TimesAD patients inevitably lose full use of their faculties as the disease runs its course, so Mikloucich advises they tend to life's details while they can: Formulating a will,...
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When is a Nursing Home Appropriate for the Alzheimers Patient ...

When is a Nursing Home Appropriate for the Alzheimers Patient ... | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
You may find information and a list of nursing homes in your area from your local Alzheimers Association, or an elder law firm. They are most likely to have a list of facilities that offer dementia care or at least a dementia unit.
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How Could The New Alzheimer's Criteria Affect My Care And Access To Services? - Forbes

How Could The New Alzheimer's Criteria Affect My Care And Access To Services? - Forbes | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Proposed new criteria to diagnose Alzheimer's disease could affect how many people have the condition and their access to services and government benefits.
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Department aims to prevent, treat Alzheimer's - The Daily Progress

Department aims to prevent, treat Alzheimer's - The Daily Progress | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Washington TimesDepartment aims to prevent, treat Alzheimer'sThe Daily ProgressDuring the second meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care and Services in Washington recently, in-depth discussions took place about goals and...
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Elderly people with dementia 'more likely to suffer falls' if they are given anti-depressants in care homes

Elderly people with dementia 'more likely to suffer falls' if they are given anti-depressants in care homes | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Care home residents taking the medication were three times more likely to suffer an injury-causing fall than those not taking SSRIs, a study from Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam found.
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Nation must invest in effective Alzheimer's treatment, care

Nation must invest in effective Alzheimer's treatment, care | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
The federal government has its eye on a very tough target: Effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease by 2025.
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Caught in the middle: Sandwich caregivers juggle caring for elderly parents ... - Washington Post

Caught in the middle: Sandwich caregivers juggle caring for elderly parents ... - Washington Post | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
San Francisco ChronicleCaught in the middle: Sandwich caregivers juggle caring for elderly parents ...Washington PostTime to rustle her two teenage kids out of bed and check on her elderly mother, who suffers from dementia.
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Man who took his mother out of care home for Christmas Day after row over singing Santa accused of kidnap

Man who took his mother out of care home for Christmas Day after row over singing Santa accused of kidnap | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Retired music teacher Nicholas Zelle was took his 104-year-old mother Enid (pictured) out of The Manor Care Centre, in Somerset, for Christmas Day but staff called police to get her back.
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Dementia timebomb spurs national hunt for answers - The Age

Dementia timebomb spurs national hunt for answers - The Age | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
The AgeDementia timebomb spurs national hunt for answersThe Age''We know that if we don't make significant inroads into dementia care and support, the healthcare system will be overwhelmed within the next 30 years,'' Mr Butler said.
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Alzheimer's Challenge 2012: Seeking New Tools To Help Improve Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer's Challenge 2012: Seeking New Tools To Help Improve Alzheimer’s Care | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Pfizer Inc. , together with its collaborator on the Alzheimer’s Immunotherapy Program , Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, and the Geoffrey Beene Gives Back® Alzheimer’s Initiative today introduced the Alzheimer’s Challenge 2012 at the Care...
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Great News in Search For Alzheimer's Cure - Forbes

Great News in Search For Alzheimer's Cure - Forbes | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Great News in Search For Alzheimer's CureForbesThe caregivers at all of the homes have been wonderful, the facilities are good, and our family hasn't gone bankrupt or emotionally exhausted taking care for her.
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Preparing for your visit with someone in hospice care

Preparing for your visit with someone in hospice care | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Visiting someone who is dying or critically ill is an experience many of us will have in the course of our lives.
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Alzheimer's disease strikes woman in middle age - Tucson Citizen

Alzheimer's disease strikes woman in middle age - Tucson Citizen | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's disease strikes woman in middle ageTucson CitizenShe decided she would be all right with having someone come in to help care for her, but she does not want to go to a hospital-like nursing home with four patients in a single room.
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The cost of Alzheimer's may be more than women can bear

The cost of Alzheimer's may be more than women can bear | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
The projected cost of 20 trillion for dementia and Alzheimer's care is only for the United States. There are similar projections for all countries Worldwide as their current populations are aging or encountering for the first time ...
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What are the Goals of Alzheimer’s Treatment? | Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

What are the Goals of Alzheimer’s Treatment? | Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
What are the Goals of Alzheimer's Treatment?
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Charlotte NC Home Care Providers | Man and Van Moving Blog

Home care agencies provide more than private and companion care. Frequently referred to as visiting nurses, home health care agencies staff talented care givers with varying specializations. Home care services can include ...
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Questions About Alzheimer's, Managed Care Facilities

Questions About Alzheimer's, Managed Care Facilities | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
Question About Alzheimer's, Managed Care Facilities http://t.co/rWTC0EFo #managedcare #lifestyle...
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Preparing For An Alzheimer’s ‘Tsunami’

Preparing For An Alzheimer’s ‘Tsunami’ | Aging and Home Care | Scoop.it
We follow up on our recent Alzheimer's series by examining the expected dramatic increase in the number of patient cases, and what preparation and planning is being done.
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