Posts Tagged ‘New York’

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Why Hire a Geriatric Care Manager? | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

By Jane Gross, New Old Age Blog, NYTimes.com–During one especially dicey period with my mother, then in an assisted living facility, my brother and I hired a geriatric care manager, first for a consultation and then for additional help at an hourly rate. It felt like such an extravagance, given that we weren’t rolling in […]

Genetically Engineered Mice with Alzheimer's Tau Gene

New Studies Suggest that Alzheimer’s Disease Spreads Like an Infection

Alzheimer’s disease seems to spread like an infection from brain cell to brain cell, two new studies in mice have found. But instead of viruses or bacteria, what is being spread is a distorted protein known as tau. The surprising finding answers a longstanding question and has immediate implications for developing treatments, researchers said. And […]

US Wants Effective Alzheimer’s Treatment By 2025

US Wants Effective Alzheimer’s Treatment By 2025

Effective treatments for Alzheimer’s by 2025? That’s the target the government is eyeing as it develops a national strategy to tackle what could become the defining disease of a rapidly aging population. It’s an ambitious goal — and on Tuesday, advisers to the government stressed that millions of families need better help now to care […]

Reducing Alzheimer's Disease Risk By Exercising

Alzheimer’s Gene Carriers May Cut Their Risk With Exercise

People who are genetically susceptible to developing Alzheimer’s disease may be able to reduce their risk with exercise, a study found. Carriers of the Alzheimer’s gene APOE-4 who regularly exercised over a decade were five to 10 times less likely to have brain plaques linked to the disease than those with the gene who weren’t […]

Weinberg Campus – Buffalo Retirement Community | New York Alzheimer’s Retirement Community

Weinberg Campus is a residential community that is focused on providing a continually-innovative approach to senior living, enabling area seniors to enjoy a healthy, independent and engaged lifestyle. Weinberg Campus is a non-profit organization serving all faiths and is passionate about creating home-like environments that assist individuals to live according to their changing needs and […]

The Club at Briarcliff Manor – Premier Senior Retirement Community | New York Alzheimer’s Retirement Community

The Club at Briarcliff Manor is being developed as New York’s premier senior retirement community for residents with high expectations of luxury and lifestyle. This new fee-for-service Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) will offer beautiful homes and best-in-class senior living services and amenities fashioned to your individual desires and needs. The Club at Briarcliff Manor […]

Baywinde Senior Living Community – Senior Lifestyle Community | New York Alzheimer’s Senior Living Community

Baywinde Retirement Community in Webster is a campus-style community where you can choose from a wide array of lifestyle options. The campus includes two separate buildings – Castle Point and Sage Harbor- as well as independent living Villas. Castle Point offers independent living services and at Sage Harbor provides assisted living and memory care apartments […]

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Take Cancer over Alzheimer’s in a Heartbeat-The Brutal Truth about Early On-set Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

It was 1991. Traveling between New York and Portland, 34-year-old Chris Gorham managed $100 million worth of bargaining power in women’s apparel for Nordstrom. An avid reader, fiercely independent and fashionably dressed, Chris’s childhood losses hastened feelings of mortality and motivated her to live each day as a gift. Now 50, Chris takes 14 pills […]

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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 […]

NYU Medical Center / NYU School of Medicine | New York Alzheimer’s Care Facility

The New York University is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our Center is one of 29 NIH Alzheimer’s disease centers(ADCs) in the United States. For patients and families affected by Alzheimer’s, the ADCs offer: Diagnosis and medical management Information about the disease, […]