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Anna Mae's Story
"My Mom passed away on Valentine's Day. A week before she died, I was with her at the nursing home. "My Funny Valentine" came on the radio. Mom began to sway with the music. I said, "Mom, you remember this song? One of your favorites." She looked into my eyes and smiled. I saw the Mom I loved..."
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Patey Day Centre Closure
In the United Kingdom, the Patey Day Centre has proudly served Alzheimer's and dementia patients since its founding over twenty years ago. Unfortunately, the City Council recently put the Centre's celebrated services on the budgetary chopping block.
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Scientists at Barcelona’s Institute for Research in Biomedicine recently got together to raise awareness about some of the diseases that impact us the most. From Alzheimer’s and cancer to diabetes, this team of dancing researchers are working hard to find a cure! Best of all, a donation will be made to IRB Barcelona for each...
Kenneth Shinozuka, winner of the 2014 Scientific American Science in Action Award at the Google Science Fair, had a problem. His grandfather would often wander because of his Alzheimer’s, and the family was having a hard time keeping track of him, especially when they were all asleep. Kenneth used his knowledge of technology and coding...
Researchers in South Korea may be nearly ready to start clinical trials for a cure for the memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease. The team seems to have pinpointed the cause of memory impairment that occurs after the onset of Alzheimer's. Astrocytes, which are the most prevalent type of braincell, develop in many different forms.
Legendary singer and songwriter Glen Campbell has been battling Alzheimer's disease for years, and is now in the final stages of the disease. Campbell has been moved to 24-hour care, as his doctors have determined that he is in the sixth stage of Alzheimer's ('severe cognitive decline"). It has been nearly two years since Campbell has performed in public -- however, as a farewell to his music career, Campbell's record label has released his final studio recording.
Unfortunately, there is still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are plenty of people working toward one!