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Alzheimer’s Sufferers May Function Better With Less Visual Clutter

ScienceDaily (Oct. 11, 2012) — Psychologists at the University of Toronto and the Georgia Institute of Technology — commonly known as Georgia Tech — have shown that an individual’s inability to recognize once-familiar faces and objects may have as much …

Finding and Maintaining Your Personal Space While Caregiving

Caregiving often becomes all-consuming. It has a way of taking over your life, leaving its evidence in every room of your home. The kitchen counter becomes a make-shift medicine cabinet, medical supplies find their way into drawers and reading material …

Heart-Wrenching 3-Part Alzheimer’s Series Features Researchers, Patients & Families

(Source: Bizjournals.com) – As Baby Boomers become senior citizens, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are on track to reach epidemic proportions, with a new diagnosis every 68 seconds and an annual cost of $1.2 trillion projected by 2050, …

Eliminating Visual Clutter Helps People With Mild Cognitive Impairment

The results are published in the October edition of Hippocampus. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a disorder commonly thought to be a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease. The study’s investigators, partnering with the Emory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centre, tested MCI patients …

PILL TO BEAT ALZHEIMER’S

ALZHEIMER’S sufferers and their devastated families were last night given new hope after scientists hailed the “most exciting” breakthrough yet in the search for a cure.

Doctor’s corner: Know the facts about Alzheimer’s

CLEARWATER – Even though one in eight older Americans gets it, people don’t want to talk about it.

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