Tuesday, September 1, 2009

@ALZHEIMERSread 901


Here are a few of the articles from my Twitter Feed @ALZHEIMERSREAD.

Is Family Caregiving Better Than Institutional Care?
Assuming the role of caregiver for a loved one can be challenging and with the amount of stress and aggravation that comes with the job, you would think that the caregiver would rather turn the loved one over to a nursing home or other organized care facility. However, the opposite it true!
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Oklahoma legislative task force addresses Alzheimer’s
Requirement that medical school students learn more about diagnosis of Alzheimer’s.
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 Finra bars 2 brokers for conning widows, Alzheimer’s victims and disabled
Among the victims were 15 widows, two Alzheimer’s victims and an individual with developmental disabilities.
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Aging: Moderate Drinking May Help the Brain
People over 60 who consume moderate amounts of alcohol have a reduced risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, according to a large review of studies.
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Bob DeMarco is an Alzheimer's caregiver and editor of the Alzheimer's Reading Room. The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the number one website on the Internet for advice and insight into Alzheimer's disease. Bob taught at the University of Georgia, was an executive at Bear Stearns, the CEO of IP Group, and is a mentor. He has written more than 775 articles with more than 18,000 links on the Internet. Bob resides in Delray Beach, FL.