Posts Tagged ‘Care’

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Four New Alzheimer’s Genes Found Double Risk of Developing the Disease

In the largest study of its kind, researchers from a consortium of 44 universities and research institutions in the United States, including Rush University Medical Center, identified four new genes linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Each gene individually adds to the risk of having this common form of dementia later in life. The findings, published in […]

HDE Home Care – Oregon In Home Care Services

HDE Home Care – In Home Care Services HDE Home Care is a family-owned in home care agency, licensed in the state of Oregon. We improve the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities by providing caregivers for one-on-one assistance with activities of daily living. We serve most of NW Oregon including the […]

Stratford at Maple Leaf – Washington Senior Assisted Living Community

Stratford at Maple Leaf – Senior Assisted Living Community The Stratford at Maple Leaf offers assisted living apartments for seniors with Alzheimer’s and memory care needs. We offer continuum of care, so as your needs change, you can remain in one place. In addition to great care staff, the Memory Care program is designed to […]

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Pulse Pressure Elevation Could Presage Cerebrovascular Disease In Alzheimer’s Patients

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System have shown that elevated pulse pressure may increase the risk of cerebrovascular disease (CVD) in older adults with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Their study has been published in the early online edition of Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in advance of the […]

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Long-Term Memory May Be Improved By Blocking ‘Oh-Glick-Nack’

Just as the familiar sugar in food can be bad for the teeth and waistline, another sugar has been implicated as a health menace and blocking its action may have benefits that include improving long-term memory in older people and treating cancer. Progress toward finding such a blocker for the sugar – with the appropriately […]

eCaring.com – Innovative Web Based System for Recording, Monitoring, and Managing Home Health Care | Home Health Care Management

eCaring – Better Lives Through Better Care Our mission is to make home health care better. eCaring is an innovative, low cost, web-based system to gather and share home care information. Our easy-to-use, icon-based system enables home care workers, caregivers, and seniors themselves to enter comprehensive information about care, conditions, status, and activity of a […]

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Some Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer’s, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long. So we grasp at any news about aging, hoping that medical science […]

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Where to Get Help With Legal and Financial Planning for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Who Can Help? Health Care Providers— Health care providers cannot act as legal or financial advisors, but they can encourage planning discussions between patients and their families. Qualified clinicians can also guide patients, families, the care team, attorneys, and judges regarding the patient’s ability to make decisions. Elder Law Attorneys (ELAs)—An ELA helps older people […]

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Alzheimer’s Vaccine Cures Memory of Mice

A vaccine that slows the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia has been developed by researchers at the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Research Institute (BMRI). The vaccine, which targets a protein known as tau, prevents the ongoing formation of neurofibrillary tangles in the brain of a mouse with Alzheimer’s disease. […]

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How Can a Healthy Lifestyle Help Alzheimer’s? Part 9: Lifestyle and home remedies | Getting to Know Alzheimer’s: 12 Things You Must Know

Lifestyle and home remedies By Mayo Clinic staff Study results have been mixed about whether diet, exercise or other healthy lifestyle choices can prevent or reverse cognitive decline. But these healthy choices promote good overall health and may play a role in maintaining cognitive health, so there’s no harm in including these strategies in your […]