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Record $122 million increase for Alzheimer’s disease signed into law by President Obama

At the urging of the Alzheimer’s Association and its more than 600,000 advocates, the funding bill signed into law today by President Obama contained an unprecedented $122 million increase for Alzheimer’s research, education, outreach and caregiver support. The Association applauds … Continue reading

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Vitamin E may aid those with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s

Vitamin E is far from an Alzheimer’s cure, but a new study finds it allowed trial participants to get less help from caregivers and therefore retain more independence longer. Taking high doses of vitamin E appears to help people in … Continue reading

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Music, Art and Alzheimer’s

Music and art can enrich the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Both allow for self-expression and engagement, even after dementia has progressed. Music Although music has been with us since the dawn of time, in the last few decades … Continue reading

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Patients’ self-reported memory slips may be early signs of Alzheimer’s

  Several new Alzheimer’s studies suggest adults who think they’re having memory slips or cognitive problems may be onto something. Four studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference on July 17 in Boston show that a patient’s subjective concerns … Continue reading

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Highlights From the World’s Largest Conference for Dementia Research

Jul 24, 2013 As a scientist and administrator, and as immediate past chair of the Alzheimer’s Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council and a current member of the Association’s Board of Directors, I have seen the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC®) grow into … Continue reading

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“Tango Therapy” for Alzheimer’s Patients- by Naples News- APRIL 2010

Tango your way to a healthier mind. NaplesNews.com Tango and salsa aren’t just fun, they’re good for your mind – and for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia. At least that’s what one Naples doctor has found. “All cultures throughout history … Continue reading

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