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Research Study In Los Angeles, CA and Orlando, FL

New Paid Research Study Needs Alzheimer’s Patients

Schlesinger Associates is currently in the process of recruiting Alzheimer’s disease patients and their immediate family caregivers for two paid, in-person market research studies that we will be conducting at our Los Angeles, CA and Orlando, FL focus facility locations during the week of June 24th. If you or someone you know is interested in […]

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Younger Generations Will Conquer Alzheimer’s Disease. They Go by the Name of: Bike4Alz

Today twelve gentlemen who attend Western Kentucky University depart on the ride of their lives. These men have more tenacity than 90 percent of all college students past and present, including myself. John William Owens (Will), the public relations manager for Bike4Alz describes the group’s project in his words. The two of us have been […]

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What Happens to Veterans Exposed to Combat Blasts? Evidence Shows Similar Brain Injury as Professional Athletes

Scientists who have studied a degenerative brain disease in athletes have found the same condition in combat veterans exposed to roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, concluding that such explosions injure the brain in ways strikingly similar to tackles and punches. The researchers also discovered what they believe is the mechanism by which explosions damage […]

Helping a Parent Stay out of a Nursing Home

Helping a Parent Stay out of a Nursing Home

Aging parents and their children sometimes disagree over the issues of safety versus independent living. Here are steps you can take to make your parents’ home safer. Your parents say they couldn’t bear to lose their independence. Their hearts are set on staying in their own home for the rest of their days. And you […]

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What to Do if You Suspect Alzheimer’s

An early diagnosis can be helpful, medically and personally. The first thing to do is see a doctor, and try not to panic. Not all memory loss is a sign of the disease. An appointment is missed. A bill goes unpaid. A television remote winds up in the freezer. Are these harmless senior moments or […]

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Senior Living Trends Towards Health & Wellness to Accommodate Growing Elder Population

Developers in the senior living industry have increased the number of options to retirees, and are offering residences that suit their particular lifestyle. Residences with urban living options are being built for those retirees who continue to work part-time in towns, or to those who want to stay away from age-qualified atmosphere and enjoy living […]

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Depression Increases Risk of Dementia in Patients with Diabetes

When people with type 2 diabetes also struggle with depression, their odds for a third worrisome condition — dementia — goes up markedly, a new study suggests. Specifically, patients with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to develop dementia three to five years after being diagnosed with depression compared to nondepressed people with diabetes, […]

Grand Lake Gardens Retirement Community | California Alzheimer’s Retirement Community Care Facility

Located in the heart of Oakland, Grand Lake Gardens is a retirement community tucked away in a peaceful garden setting but only steps away from the bustle of Bay Area urban life and beautiful Lake Merritt. In this intimate, inviting senior living community, you’ll find a new appreciation for Bay Area retirement living. Our retirement […]

MonteCedro Retirement Community | California Alzheimer’s Retirement Community Care Facility

As the first new retirement community created in Los Angeles County in more than 20 years, MonteCedro will envelop you in the fresh sense of opportunity—and inspiration—from around every corner. The spacious, light-filled apartments and villas will have patios and balconies to extend your home into the wonderfully designed outdoor courtyards and gardens. In many […]

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Simple Medical Tests Can Predict Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

A combination of medical tests could improve the prediction of impending Alzheimer’s disease in patients, according to a recent study. By comparing risk factors based on magnetic resonance imaging, cerebrospinal fluid and neuropsychological testing, researchers at the University of California and the San Diego School of Medicine believe that doctors will be able to assess […]