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Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease, with 11 million Baby Boomers currently at risk of developing the disease.
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Neuro Brainy

Neuro Brainy

One in eight older Americans has Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States
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Music iPad Alzheimers Playlist

Music iPad Alzheimers Playlist

Those of us who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia can start music therapy projects of our own. Create a playlist on your computer or iPad using a music streaming service like Spotify and Pandora or consider buying your loved one a simple MP3 player like an iPod Shuffle. Look for clues in their facial gestures and body language to gauge
Alzheimers Update

Alzheimers Update

Alzheimer's disease poses real challenges for both the person diagnosed with AD and to those who assume caregiving responsibilities. This does not mean that there will no longer be times of joy, shared laughter and companionship. AD often develops gradually, offering time to adjust to the diagnosis, plan ahead, and spend quality time together. Near
Alzheimers Disease Awareness

Alzheimers Disease Awareness

Alzheimer's disease. In people age 65 and older, Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. People generally may develop symptoms after age 60, but some people may have early-onset forms of the disease, often as the result of a defective gene.Although in most cases the exact cause of Alzheimer's disease isn't known, plaques and tangl
Music Therapy fighting Dementia - Alzheimers

Music Therapy fighting Dementia - Alzheimers

Zekel Healthcare - How an iPod Can Fight Alzheimer’s and Dementia. The concept is elegantly simple: Provide a dementia sufferer with an MP3 player that has been loaded with music tailored to their taste. Let them listen. Ask them about it.As a researcher, I spend my time exploring life beyond adulthood. I am often dismayed at the many ways in whi

Alzheimers Disease a Humanitarian Crisis that Leaves Patients Needing

Humanitarianism is a moral of kindness, benevolence, and sympathy extended to all human Christian philanthropy tended to deprecate reform as political. In contrast, the humanitarian movement thought reform essential to remove abuses. Washington, DC – African Americans are two to three times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than white
Alzheimers Disease in the Black Communities

Alzheimers Disease in the Black Communities

African Americans experiencing health disparities is not new. In fact, according to former Surgeon General of the United States and Honorary Chair of the African American Network Against Alzheimer’s, Dr. David Satcher, race based health disparities in the United States are both “pervasive and persistent”, costing the nation millions of dollar
Whitney Houston and Music Therapy

Whitney Houston and Music Therapy

Creative arts therapy is a therapeutic discipline that utilizes creative arts. Generally, creative arts is the expression of one's self through art, dance, drama, writing, and music. In most instances, artists tend to focus more on the final product as opposed to those participating in creative arts therapy, where the focus is on the process which
Gen X - Senior Living Alone

Gen X - Senior Living Alone

According to the U.S. Census, 11.3 million people, almost 30 percent of those aged 65 and older in the U.S., live alone. For women aged 85 and older, that number grows to more than half. Many of those are afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association reports that 800,000 people, one in seven of those wi
Swearing Report Awareness

Swearing Report Awareness

To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man. —Quintilian 1. Pain relief. Swearing activates the so-called 'fight or flight' response, leading to a surge of adrenaline and a corresponding analgesic effect. Richard Stephens of Keele University in England found that people who swear are able to hold their hands in ice-water for