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Arizona Dementia Resources
The looming dementia crisis has researchers, government agencies, and social service professionals worried. Currently, more than 50 million people around the globe suffer from dementia and experts predict that will nearly triple by 2050. To make matters worse, the number of new family caregivers and home health aides won’t rise at the same rate. As […]
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Alzheimer's Awareness Day
September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma. Each year, Alzheimer associations from around the world unite to organize advocacy and informational events, as well as Memory Walks and fundraising days. The impact of this campaign is growing, but so is the need for action. Here are a […]
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Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell made a career out of music. After taking up the guitar as a boy in rural Arkansas, Glen left for Los Angeles and quickly found fame. But in 2009, after a decades-long career in music and film, doctors diagnosed Glen with mild cognitive impairment. Two years later, came an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Glen ultimately […]
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Phoenix Alzheimer
We’ve covered the related subjects of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia closely here, and for good reason. Worldwide, more than 50 million people suffer from dementia, with another 10 million people developing the disease every year. Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common type of dementia, accounts for somewhere between 60-70% percent of all cases. By […]
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definition
A paper recently published in the The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association advocates for sweeping changes in the way researchers define Alzheimer’s disease. Current guidelines – established in 2011 by another group of National Institute of Health researchers – breaks the disease into three stages. They include: Preclinical: Signs of Alzheimer’s (such as abnormal MRI […]
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Arizona Exercise Seniors
As the American population continues to age, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease will increase. The Alzheimer’s Organization estimates that in 2017, 5.5 million Americans were living with the disease. And without any major treatment breakthroughs, by 2050 that number is expected to nearly triple to 13.8 million Americans. So if you don’t know anyone suffering […]
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Phoenix Arizona Alzheimer's
Since its identification more than a century ago, Alzheimer’s Disease remains shrouded in mystery. Researchers have made progress identifying certain risk factors, and limited treatment options exist. But there’s still no definitive test for the disease, short of a brain examination during autopsy, and no known cure. However new research out of Israel may shed […]
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Alzheimer's
If you know someone battling Alzheimer’s Disease, at some point you probably noticed they were having difficulty finding their way around. Maybe they got lost driving around their hometown. Maybe they started using GPS for everyday trips. Or maybe they became easily confused when going somewhere new. As it turns out, this is a pretty common story […]
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