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AARP Foundation sues to stop nursing home evictions

November 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The organization is taking up its first court case on behalf of a woman with Alzheimer’s who was discharged from her nursing home without warning.

Shopping for good

November 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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 A Virginia resale boutique pledged $125k toward a memory care retrofit at an area senior living facility.

Dementia rises to No. 1 killer in Britain

November 8, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Advocacy groups say the government’s £132 million funding for Alzheimer’s research needs to be doubled for at least the next five years.

A new approach for treating Parkinson’s psychosis

November 7, 2017  |  newswire
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Recent findings offer more support for primavanserin, an antipsychotic that works more effectively than other widely-used drugs—and without the damaging side effects. 

High glucose levels and Alzheimer’s disease

November 6, 2017  |  newswire
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Researchers have found a connection between how the brain breaks down glucose and onset of Alzheimer’s disease. 

Wilder, Alzheimer’s Association call for imagination to end disease

November 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A bold new campaign shows how dementia can cause creativity to disappear and leads to confusion.

Memory care residents comfort victims of Hurricane Harvey

November 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Residents with dementia made toys for children in Texas who were affected by the hurricane. 

LifeAssist joins trial for medication management, care coordination

November 6, 2017  |  PR Newswire
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The company's technology has been selected to participate in a Canadian project to study medication compliance and care coordination in home-based and long-term care patients.

Wisconsin considers dementia legislation

October 30, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Four Republican Assembly members have drafted bills to provide support for those with dementia and their families. 

An integrated approach to memory care

October 30, 2017  |  Jaime Schwingel
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Heritage Senior Living has developed a person-centered approach for memory care that is supported by physical surroundings. 

Alzheimer's disease and tetanus

October 23, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Researchers from the UK have promising findings that a vaccine derived from a cucumber virus could be a preventive treatment for Alzheimer's disease. 

Post-traumatic stress, sleep and dementia

October 23, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The connection between trauma and dementia is gaining in attention, but some researchers say sleep also is a crucial factor in how the brain deals with cellular degeneration.

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