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CareOne opens center in New Jersey exclusive for Alzheimer's disease

March 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The center is 100 percent dedicated to memory care — the only facility of its kind in Bergen County, the Fort Lee-based health care company said. 

Childhood brain function can showcase Alzheimer's risk

March 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The possibility of a neurodevelopmental origin opens opportunities for research on Alzheimer's disease prevention, risk detection, and pathogenesis, according Giovanni Salum, MD, PhD. 

Alcohol intake latest discovery for increased risk of dementia

March 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Heavy drinkers may be more likely than other adults to develop dementia, especially in middle age, a French study suggests.

National Institute on Aging seeks volunteers, ideas

March 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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We are currently seeking public comment for feedback on the ideas generated by the working groups. We’re also soliciting new ideas, aiming to fill gaps.

Blood tests may show varying dementia risks years before diagnosis

March 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Sudha Seshadri, M.D., founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer's & Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, is co-leader and senior author on research announced March 6 that identifies novel biomarkers of risk for future...

Silver Alert Bill for Alzheimer's and dementia heads to Alabama senate

March 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Silver Alert Bill would allow a missing senior citizen alert to be issued for a person who suffers from Alzheimer's or Dementia.

FDA updates standards, improves ability for Alzheimer's research

March 6, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A loose standard in place since the 1990s required clinical trials to show that a new drug for Alzheimer’s disease improved patients’ cognition and function.

Keep aerobic exercise in mind when it comes to Alzheimer's

March 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Cardiovascular exercise training may help slow the decline in brain function seen in Alzheimer’s patients, a new review of past research suggests.

Rhode Island government currently revising Alzheimer's plans

February 27, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Lt. Governor Dan McKee is gearing up Rhode Island’s fight against the skyrocketing incidence of Alzheimer’s disease, called by some as one of the ‘biggest epidemics in medical history.’

Virtual reality keeps dementia at bay

February 26, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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There are over 850,000 people living with some form of dementia in Britain, with that number estimated to rise to one million by 2025, according to the Alzheimer’s Society, a charity.

University of Virginia Professor to receive Alzheimer's Association grant

February 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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This funding will support research critical to developing more-effective strategies for detecting, treating, and preventing Alzheimer’s.

LA County approves the use of wander management bracelets

February 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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In addition to the voluntary bracelet registry, the plan includes a sweeping set of protocols and training for law enforcement, service agencies and hospital officials to improve coordination when people with memory loss go missing.

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