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Live Well and Keep Symptoms of COPD in Check

As reported by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, an estimated 12 million adults are diagnosed at this time with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and it’s estimated that another 12 million may perhaps be living with the disease and not even be aware of it. It’s also worth …

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Dental Care Tips for Dementia Caregivers

Dental care is one of the most challenging aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. Proper oral care is necessary to prevent eating difficulties, digestive problems and infections. As a caregiver, you may have to assist with dental hygiene or take a more hands-on approach. Below are helpful tips from professionals …

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A personal story tells why the Walk to End Alzheimer’s is important

According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2016 Facts & Figures, out of the 5.4 million Americans who have the disease 200,000 are with young onset Alzheimer’s. While the numbers are quite staggering, putting a face behind them truly shows the devastating impact Alzheimer’s disease has on families. 34-year-old Chris Reynolds moved …

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Children of Alzheimer’s Patients Can Be Valuable Resources for Scientists

Researchers are hoping to learn what causes Alzheimer’s and what treatments might be effective by studying people whose families have a history of the disease. You wouldn’t necessarily think Marty Reiswig is a perfect candidate for a study on Alzheimer’s disease. He’s 37 years old and has no symptoms of …

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Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer’s Risk

Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain En Español FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Having a lower weight may increase older adults’ risk of the memory-robbing disorder Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests. The study included 280 healthy people aged 62 to …

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