New Evidence That Viruses May Play A Role In Alzheimer'sViruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.
S.F. Researchers Find Fix for Gene Linked to Alzheimer's DiseaseA research team in San Francisco has reportedly created a way to correct the harmful gene that is the primary risk factor for developing Alzheimer's Disease.
Blood Test Detects Proteins Linked To Alzheimer's DiseaseA team of scientists from Australia and Japan has developed a blood test to detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease.
Country Music Legend Glen Campbell Dead At Age 81Country music great Glen Campbell, who had such major hits as "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Wichita Lineman" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" died Tuesday after a long battle with Alzheimer's, according to his publicist.
Much Anticipated Alzheimer's Treatment Fails In Large Clinical StudyEli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s treatment failed in a large clinical study, ending hope that researchers had finally found a drug that can slow the fatal, mind-robbing disease.
Mel Brooks, Steve Martin And More Pay Tribute To Gene Wilder On Social MediaTributes from peers and admirers poured in Monday for Gene Wilder, who died Sunday at the age of 83...
Legendary Comedian Gene Wilder Dies At 83Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory," "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died from Alzheimer's...
Researcher Fights Patients' Early-Onset Alzheimer's Symptoms With Lifestyle MakeoverA number of patients suffering early Alzheimer's disease are participating in a promising experimental protocol which could, it's hoped, reverse some of the symptoms.
The Benefits of Respite CareWhen someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it is generally a close family member, such as the husband, wife or child, who steps in to take responsibility for the care and well-being of the senior.
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The Story of Dwayne Clark, Aegis Living FounderAegis Living is a leader in the world of assisted living, thanks to decades of dedication to providing seniors with comfort, security and memory care. While it stands at the forefront of senior care today, Aegis has humble beginnings that date to 1997, when Dwayne J. Clark, now chief executive officer, set out to challenge the subpar standards of senior care.
The Link Between Alzheimer’s And Cardiovascular DiseaseA healthy heart is the key to a healthy brain, as good blood flow to the gray matter is essential for function and wellness of the brain cells. In recent years, there has been mounting evidence of the strong association between dementia and cardiovascular disease, particularly in terms of the heart condition’s tendency to starve the brain of blood.