Cancer drug offers hope for dementia sufferers - Sky News

Laboratory tests found two existing drugs reduced brain shrinkage and restored protein production in tests on the brains of mice. 00:12, UK, Thursday 20 April 2017. Drugs designed to treat depression and cancer could help reduce the impact of Alzheimer ...

Antidepressant could slow progress of Alzheimer's - The Times (subscription)

The progress of dementia may be slowed significantly by a drug that is already licensed for treating depression, according to a study that has enthused many researchers in the field. Scientists hope to discover as soon as the end of this decade whether ...

DEMENTIA NEWS: Experts 'excited' at breakthrough in hunt for cure - Express.co.uk

A COMMON anti-depressant could become the first drug to halt dementia, experts said last night. By Giles Sheldrick. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 00:01, Thu, Apr 20, 2017. Dementia and a scientist GETTY STOCK IMAGE. An anti-depressant could become the ...

'Exciting first step': Cambridge scientists repurpose drugs to combat Alzheimer's - Cambridge News

An antidepressant and a cancer drug have been shown to reduce brain shrinkage caused by neurodegenerative diseases. Share; Comments. ByJasmine Watkiss. 00:01, 20 APR 2017. News. Share; Comments. Get daily updates directly to your inbox.

'Boot Camp' Teaches Caregivers How to Deal with Alzheimer's Patients - Healthline

A free, one-day camp in Los Angeles provides education and support to family members as they begin to take care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's disease. alzheimer's boot camp. Caring for someone with dementia often goes on for years. First the ...

Weekend seminar helps educate caregivers on Alzheimer's and Dementia - Maranda Where You Live

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) – Of all the conditions that threaten public health, dementia may have the broadest impact, affecting mind, body and soul. Plus, it affects the life of the primary caregiver as much or more than the person with the condition.

The Doctor Is In: Let's work to control rapid growth of Alzheimer's - Naples Daily News

The number of people with Alzheimer's disease is expected to triple by 2050. That would be a projected rise from about 5 million to 13.8 million. Loading… Post to Facebook. The Doctor Is In: Let's work to control rapid growth of Alzheimer's The number ...

Smith Village's Memory Support Group To Discuss Bathing Techniques - DNAinfo

Smith Village in Morgan Park will host a memory support group for caregivers of older adults with Alzheimer's disease or dementia at 6:30 p.m. May 2. The discussion at the retirement community will focus on creating a better bathing experience for ...

Abele, Streckenbach: Keep funding in place for dementia care specialists - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

About 115,000 individuals in Wisconsin age 65 and older are living with some form of clinically diagnosable dementia, and by 2040 that population is expected to grow to 240,000. The care and treatment of this vulnerable — and growing — population is ...

Local coalition hosts caregiver workshop - The Herald Journal

As taking over as the primary caregiver for an ailing family member is becoming more and more common, local groups are hoping to provide tools to equip those placed into those vital roles during a workshop this week. On Thursday, the Cache County ...

Alzheimer's caregiver event set for Thursday - Fremont Tribune

Taking care of a loved one who is suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia is a labor of love. Often time's family caregivers spend so much time trying to meet the needs of the person they are caring for, that they struggle to find time for themselves ...

Dementia Expert Updates Info Regarding Care and Treatment - Voice of the Valley

In a comfortable homelike setting, a large room packed with attentive community members gathered last week to listen, learn, and share an evening with dementia expert, Dr. Douglas P. Wornell. The agenda included topics such as defining dementia, ...

Free Alzheimer's workshop to be April 27 at Polk County Library - Buffalo Reflex (subscription)

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter will host a free education workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Polk County Library, 1690 W. Broadway, Bolivar. The topic is “Living With Alzheimer's: For Caregivers — Late Stage.” ...

Alzheimer's Conference this weekend in Grand Rapids - WZZM

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - In Michigan, an estimated 200,000 people suffer from dementia according to the Michigan Department of Community Health. There is no cure, but good communication and collaboration between providers helps those who have ...

Help & Hope Seminars to Focus on Dementia - Noozhawk

The Alzheimer's Association, California Central Chapter Help & Hope seminar aims to educate the public, covering a variety of topics for the different stages of dementia and Alzheimer's. The seminars will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 6 and 13 at Valle ...

Alzheimer's Association Invites Caregivers and Individuals with Early Stage Dementias to Support Groups in Central ... - Madison County Courier

The challenges and emotions that come with caregiving for an individual with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can be overwhelming. It can be a stressful endeavor surrounded by anxiety, worry and guilt, and many feel as if they are alone ...

Walk the talk! Sign up for the Walk for Alzheimer's - Canada NewsWire (press release)

TORONTO, April 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Three out of four Canadians know someone with dementia. It touches so many homes in every community. But four out four Canadians can take action. What can you do? Sign up for your local Walk for Alzheimer's in your ...

Pneumonia often diagnosed in late-stage Alzheimer's patients - NewsOK.com

By Drs. Eve Glazier and Elizabeth Ko Published: April 18, 2017 5:00 AM CDT Updated: April 18, 2017 5:00 AM CDT. 0 shares. facebook twitter pinterest email 0 comments. Advertisement. A close up of an Alzheimer's research microscope slide. [photo by ...

Speaker to discuss legal and financial planning for Alzheimer's - Times Herald-Record

Bonnie Lewis, RN, community educator of Cornell Cooperative Extension (seated in middle) is surrounded by Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group facilitators Susanne Lennon and Lynn McDonald (seated) and Vanessa Lescano and Sheila ...

Hope: Alzheimer's & Dementia Support Group - HamletHub

Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or other related dementia? Have you been recently diagnosed? Do you have questions, need advice or someone to listen? Joining a support group will offer comfort in knowing that you are not alone.