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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 […]

C.T.E. common with Iraq and Afghan veterans

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 […]

Hire a Geriatric Care Manager

When Elder Care Problems Escalate, You Can Hire an Expert

CARING for an elderly parent is emotionally and mentally draining. There are diagnoses to decipher, housing issues to consider, health aides to vet and a raft of legal documents to complete. It can seem overwhelming, even when families are in complete agreement on how to care for an elderly relative. And often they are not. […]

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 […]

Suspect Alzheimer's

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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The Fountain of Youth: Scientists May Have Found a Drug that Reverses Aging

Drugs that affect the levels of an important brain protein involved in learning and memory reverse cellular changes in the brain seen during aging, according to an animal study in the December 7 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings could one day aid in the development of new drugs that enhance cognitive function […]

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Seth Rogen Thinks Alzheimer’s is Funny. He’s Right, It’s Funny How Little is Being Done to Stop the Disease

Contrary to popular belief, Alzheimer’s is not a disease that only strikes senior citizens. One in 10 people diagnosed with the devastating illness is younger than 65. But those who are given the distressing diagnosis aren’t the only ones who suffer; it deeply affects their loved ones as well. Two people who are confronting the […]

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Veteran Bay Area Political Reporter Rollin Post Dies From Alzheimer’s at 81 | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

10/07/2011 12:40:38 PM PDT – Rollin Post of Corte Madera, a veteran television political reporter considered by many to be among the best in the business, died Monday at his home of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81. Mr. Post, who began as a copy boy at CBS Radio in Los Angeles in 1954, switched to […]

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Non-Prescription Treatments and Preventatives Help Alzheimer’s Disease

A recently published study on a popular Alzheimer’s disease drug demonstrated that there is no significant difference between patients taking the prescription drug and those taking a placebo. With one in seven Americans over the age of 71 affected by some form of dementia, the popularity of pharmaceuticals that offer any glimmer of hope is […]