Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s disease

Fight Dementia

April 7, 2014

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Fight Dementia by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are costly, debilitating and heartbreaking conditions affecting millions of people worldwide. The incidence of dementia is also expected to increase dramatically in the next 10 to 20 years. Therefore, anything that can be done to limit it is worth doing. Conventional […]

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Damning report on state of U.S. health care

August 28, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that Americans are living longer these days — an average of 78.2 years now — but we are sicker. Our senior years are increasingly marked by chronic illness or disability. The landmark study compared the U.S. with 34 other […]

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Caring for aging parents and growing children

February 27, 2012

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by Becky Feola —  Over 20 million people are caught between providing care for their young children and their aging parents. This growing population is known as the Sandwich Generation. Many of its caregivers face overwhelming responsibilities and difficult choices. Even more challenging is the onset (in record numbers) of parents developing Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s […]

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