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10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's

Source: www.alz.org Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in…

Understanding the Stages and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Everyday Health No one experiences Alzheimer’s disease in exactly the same way. As memory loss occurs, it affects cognition (the process of knowing and thinking), coordination, personality, and standard of living very differently from person to person. However, researchers have identified some patterns in the way the disease progresses, allowing doctors to…

Governor Approves Alzheimer's State Plan

Source from Pennsylvania Home Care Association Last week, Gov. Tom Corbett announced his approval of the Pennsylvania State Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD), which proposes recommendations and a strategic approach to addressing the growth of the disease and related disorders in Pennsylvania. PHA commends its members who…

Caregiving in Early Alzheimer's Disease

Source from Everyday Health, By Chris Iliades, MD, Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MS, MPH A caregiver’s role often starts with the diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. At this juncture, it’s important to deal with both long-term planning and with immediate medical and psychological issues in order to make life as…

A Memory Aid for Seniors: Laughter

Source from Everyday Health, By Robert Preidt, HealthDay News Study suggests that humor helps improve recall, reduces stress hormone. Humor and laughter may help combat memory loss in the elderly, a new study suggests. Previous research has found that the stress hormone cortisol can harm memory and learning ability in older adults.…

Top 5 Reasons the Affordable Care Act Will Help People with Disabilities

Source from The Arc The Affordable Care Act marked one of the most significant laws for people with disabilities since the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. This year, implementation is moving into high gear and we want to highlight the top reasons this landmark legislation will…
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