TORONTO – There has been a lot of media attention about Alzheimer’s disease lately, with Julianne Moore winning the best actress Oscar for her role as a woman going through early onset Alzheimer’s disease in the movie… 796 more words
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We had the pleasure of having The Hon Shayne Neumann MP, weather the cyclonic conditions in Queensland, to address last week’s National Dementia Congress. As the Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Shadow Minister for Ageing, he gave an enlightening speech about the current state of dementia in Australia and the government and opposition’s initiatives to battle the challenges of an ageing population; workforce; change and reform; and regulation and quality. 650 more words
Well. I can’t NOT write about this.
Yesterday evening I went to visit Nanny during her dinnertime. I sat at her table with her two other tablemates while they carefully spooned fettucini alfredo into their quivering mouths, and we talked about this and that, and I tried to ignore the unusual smells which could have been coming from Nanny or the gentleman next to me; it was hard to tell. 962 more words
By Alan Mozes
MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Brain plaque buildup, long linked to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, has been identified in the brains of men and women as young as 20, researchers say. 691 more words