Partnership with John Hopkins University Alzheimer’s Article

From Global Health Now website: A study of Colombia’s largest family with inherited early-onset Alzheimer’s may lead to important advances in prevention. Supported by the NIH, the first-of-its-kind study will test the drug crenezumab on family members who are high

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Partnership to Reduce Antisphchotic Medication in Nursing Homes

The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is committed to improving the quality of care for individuals with dementia living in nursing homes. The National Partnership has a mission to deliver health care that is person-centered, comprehensive

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Webinar: Providing Safe and Effective Nutrition for People with Dementia (copied)

May 16th Webinar: Providing Safe and Effective Nutrition for People with Dementia   As we age, our nutritional needs change, and concerns arise around safety and feeding abilities. This presentation will identify the unique concerns and needs of people with

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A social entrepreneur by Pat Williams

There’s a Name for You By Pat Williams, (Chesapeake Member) Are you the kind of person who feels injustice deeply and simply HAS to do something about it? Do you lead the way to solve a burning community problem? If

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From NIH-Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources you can use!

Register for March 1 Webinar on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources You Can Use Webinar Series: Alzheimer’s & Related Dementias Webinar Series for Professionals Get up to speed on the latest in Alzheimer’s and dementia. Learn what you need to know

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How To Make the Best Alzheimer’s Treatment Decision

    From health after 50 Alerts…. How To Make the Best Alzheimer’s Treatment Decisions                 Diagnosing and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease         From Dr. Peter V. Rabins, acclaimed author and

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Long Distance Caregiving

I know a lot about this since I am from Buffalo NY and live in Virginia.   I help my Mom who was widowed in January  by working on organizing her finances, she feels better having things in one place,

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How to stay Young

As we become older, tasks can become more difficult, and life can seem to get harder. As we worry about this aging process and what it will do to us, here are eight easy things to keep in mind to

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Movie Wednesday Event

Do you have any caregivers taking care of mobile clients in Reston, Herndon, Sterling, Great Falls, Oakton area.  Come out to a fun event on Wednesday.  They could go for free to the free movie at Reston towncenter….comes with popcorn,

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Helping Aging Parents

As parents get older, things can become more challenging and it can become harder to communicate with them.  As different things come up, life can seem to get more overwhelming and more difficult.  Here are ten great tips to keep

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