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14
Sep

Alzheimer’s and the MIND Diet

Diet…  such a simple word, yet a powerful one; as a verb, to diet, for many, conjures up starving oneself of any and all pleasurable foods and drink.  For others, it is a complicated system of assigning points and measures to every bite taken.  Regardless of the format, most people diet with the intent to lose weight. More recently, however,

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14
Sep

Walk the Walk

September is here! For most families, it signifies the end of summer and the beginning of a new school year. However, for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease, it means much more. September 21st is “World Alzheimer’s Day”; a day when Alzheimer’s awareness is brought to the global stage. In the United States, it also marks the kick-off of the world’s

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14
Sep

Alzheimer’s Advocacy Growing

Undoubtedly, there is no disease that affects a family more than Alzheimer’s. Experts have steadily and consistently been projecting that the number of new cases will explode over the next several decades. This has led to many groups organizing efforts, both at state and national levels, with the goal of preparing our country for the economic toll it will surely

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3
Sep

An Alzheimer’s Friendly America

Huge strides were made this month during the White House’s Conference on Aging as communities from across the nation committed to provide care and support for those living with dementia, their caregivers and families.  Over 5 million people in American are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia.  Within the next 10 years, that number is

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