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Posts Tagged ‘alzheimers’

Innovative Alzheimer's "Village” May Be a Model for the U.S.

An Alzheimer’s care facility in the Netherlands is modeled after a village, allowing patients to roam freely and safely, providing a possible model for facilities in the U.S. As in other dementia-care facilities, patients at Hogeweyk are prevented from leaving for their own safety. However, within the complex, residents may roam freely, visiting parks and [...]

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Protect Your Elderly Relatives from Financial Scams

Scammers and con artists often target older people, and elders may be more likely to fall victim to fraud, either because they are unfamiliar with some common scams or because the effects of early Alzheimer’s or other dementia allow them to be more easily taken advantage of. Of course, when older loved ones are no [...]

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Alzheimer’s Affects Caregivers as well as Patients

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis is a life-changing event for the patient, and also for the person who will become the patient’s primary caregiver.  Most people who have the disease, and who provide care, are women.  The Working Mother Research Institute, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, has conducted a survey of about 2,500 women, including  1,200 [...]

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Free Educational Conference on Alzheimer’s to Be Held in New York City

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host an educational conference on Alzheimer’s disease on May 18, 2012, in New York City.  The conference is free and open to the public. The event, entitled “Five Boroughs Concepts in Care Conference,” takes place throughout the day at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Times Square.  The conference [...]

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Project Lifesaver International (PLI) Provides Rapid Response for Wandering Adults and Children with Developmental and Cognitive Disabilities, Special Needs

Founded by Public Safety Officers, Project Lifesaver International (PLI), is an organization whose sole mission is to provide a timely response to save the lives of adults and children with Autism, Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome, Dementia, and other conditions, who wander. Started in 1999, PLI has offered public outreach programs to educate others about wandering. They [...]

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