Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s disease’

Can Air Pollution Cause Alzheimer’s?

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2042739856_9994dd9138_m            A new study has reported a correlation between living in polluted air and the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s. The study data showed that older women who lived in areas where the air quality exceeded EPA limits Read More…

Aliceheimer’s: Seeing Daily Caregiving as Opportunity

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Alice came to live with her daughter, Dana Walrath, when she could no longer live alone due to Alzheimer’s disease. In the Walrath’s Vermont home, different threads of their lives and talents came together in new ways:

Dana’s father had read Alice in Wonderland aloud to his family when his children were young, and Read More…

The Worried Well: Am I Getting Early Alzheimer’s?

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“Some days I can’t remember a person’s name, and it really bothers me. I am afraid that I am getting Alzheimer’s.” This common worry plagues a large group of people, the “worried well”.

The reality is that everyone occasionally forgets names of people and places. These lapses increase as we age, Read More…

The Genius of Caregiving

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Screen Shot 2016-06-20 at 4.10.30 AMGlancing through the paper last week, I paused when I saw an obituary with a photo of a woman, Pamela White, who looked very familiar. But when I read the article, I Read More…

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