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Silver Alert issued for missing woman believed to have dementia

ASHEVILLE, N.C. —

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons has issued a silver alert for a woman believed to have dementia or another cognitive impairment

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An Alzheimer’s-Proof Brain: Ground-Breaking Case Provides Clues to Treatment and Prevention of Dementia

Due to a rare genetic mutation, Aliria Rosa Piedrahita de Villegas should have had Alzheimer’s disease in her 40s and passed away from it in her 60s.

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ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE HAS NO CURE — BUT UNPROVEN TREATMENTS CLAIM OTHERWISE

Speakers (some well-known in alternative medicine circles) blamed head trauma, mold, bad oral health, and neglect of care for the skull for contributing to the disease.

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Family and Social Support May Influence Caregiver Stress and Depression

A new study from Weill Cornell Medicine investigators shows that cultural values and social support may influence a caregiver’s burden, self-efficacy and depressive symptoms.

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Tennessee law will provide respite care relief for Alzheimer’s caregivers

Thousands of Tennesseans are battling Alzheimer’s.

And caring for them can be costly for families — both financially and emotionally.

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7 Best Mobile Apps for People With Dementia and Alzheimer’s in 2022

For Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, there is no treatment available as of time of writing.

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The Alzheimer’s Treatments, Diagnostics That Could Be Available Soon

At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 that took place in San Diego last week, there was an equal amount of hope and concern.

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‘A path to better Alzheimer’s care’

Alzheimer’s disease is impacting more Colorado families than ever before.

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A family looks for answers into why so many of them develop Alzheimer’s disease

In some families, Alzheimer’s seems inevitable.

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“Living with Dementia” free community education series

Studio 814’s Rebecca Petner sits down with Janice Whitaker, Administrator and Community Liaison for the Tressa Nese and Helen Diskevich Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence (CGNE) at the Penn State Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing to talk about an upcoming free community education series titled: “Living with Dementia.”

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