Actor Seth Rogen Advocates for Alzheimer’s at Senate Hearing

It’s not unusual for Hollywood celebrities to do special appearances or charity events to raise money for major diseases or natural disasters. But to see comedic actor Seth Rogen testifying about Alzheimer’s disease before a Senate committee was ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 1/22/14 Recap: Alzheimer’s Research Update

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 41 participants engaged in a conversation about the state of Alzheimer’s research. This week, we welcomed special guest Claire Day, who currently serves as Vice President of Constituent Services for the Delaware Valley Chapter of ...

 
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Register Now for the Next #ElderCareChat: 5/7/14 – International Perspectives on Eldercare

Join @Seniors4Living and @Caregiving for another dynamic #ElderCareChat conversation on Wednesday, May 7th at 1pm ET. Denise (@Caregiving) will lead a discussion about international perspectives on eldercare.    
 
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What Makes Memory Care Desirable?

Steve Moran, senior housing expert, says the love affair with memory care feels like a gold rush. Perhaps it’s the rapidly rising dementia rates, perhaps it’s the media’s negative portrayals of assisted living and nursing homes, perhaps ...

 
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How Alzheimer’s Affects Legal Decisions

Alzheimer’s complicates nearly every aspect of life, for the individual and for his/her concerned family and friends. One of the most difficult pieces of that puzzle is incapacity, or what happens when the dementia has advanced to a ...

 
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Failure to Recognize Famous Faces Could Mean Dementia

Do you ever see a celebrity’s face on television or in a magazine and have trouble recognizing them? Difficulty remembering names is not always age-related, but it does become more pronounced as we get older. In an interesting new ...

 
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A Cure for Dementia?

In all the talk about ways to ward off dementia (e.g., playing an instrument, reading and writing), is it possible that we could find a cure for the diseases that cause memory loss? While it may seem like too ...

 
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Enter Alzheimer’s World with the Virtual Dementia Tour

We’re fortunate to live in a technological age with brilliant minds dedicated to creating tools that address complex societal issues and offer hope to those facing overwhelming, life-altering health concerns. In a recent post, Seniorhousingnews.com reported on an ...

 
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“Old Henry”: A New Series About Aging

It’s not easy growing old in a society that values youth – even if you’re a famous actor. So says “The Waltons’” Ralph Waite, who is currently starring in “Old Henry,” an original short form limited series created and ...

 
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PBS NewsHour Series Examines Long-Term Care

As baby boomers become the largest population of older adults in the United States, the challenges of managing later life long-term care will undoubtedly become more complex. An article on Leadingage.org reports that PBS NewsHour has responded to this ...

 
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