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Fox News – ‎3 hours ago‎
Police chiefs from the Wabash Police Department in Indiana will soon require their police officers to undergo training on how to interact with individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, PoliceOne.com reported. The training is part of new
Science Daily (press release) – ‎3 hours ago‎
Hydrogen Sulfide: The Next Anti-Aging Agent? Jan. 29, 2013 – Hydrogen sulfide* (H2S) may play a wide-ranging role in staving off aging, according to a paper published online ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology. In this review
Futurity: Research News – ‎2 hours ago‎
“Most scientists assumed that laminin was the best protein for growing CNS (central nervous system),” says first author Kwang-Min Kim, “but we demonstrated that apoE4 has substantially better performance for mammalian CNS neurons.
UC Berkeley – ‎13 minutes ago‎
William J. Jagust, an authority on brain aging and dementia, has been awarded the 2013 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation. Jagust, professor

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Business Journal
3 hours ago
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Michael Clinton

The two were investigated following an allegation that between 2006 and 2012 they used Medicaid payments to the Council on Aging of Florida to cover excessive salaries and personal expenses, such as mortgage payments, Internet service, utility bills
Chicago Tribune – ‎9 hours ago‎
Dear Amy: My grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s a few years ago and has steadily slowed down. She comes to visit my family three times a year.
Washington Post – ‎19 hours ago‎
“Being near the end of my life isn’t a sad thing to me,” singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson says. “I have so much to be grateful for.
Palladium-Item – ‎4 hours ago‎
LIBERTY, IND. – A new executive director is at the helm of the Union County Council on Aging and Aged and its senior housing complex, Southview Courts.
NJ.com
7 hours ago
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Michelle Caffrey

Senior citizens will be the focus of an open forum to be held at the Margaret E. Heggan Library in Washington Township on Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Longboat Observer – ‎1 hour ago‎
A graduate of the University of South Florida, Palmieri has 30 years of experience, including work with Reba Rogers, CPA, of CPA Secure Aging in Bradenton. Palmieri’s motive is protecting individuals’ assets and teaching them how to identify and avoid

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PhysBizTech
4 hours ago
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Madelyn Kearns

An Alzheimer’s PET project is coming into sharper focus. The usefulness of positron emission tomography (PET) images in conceptualizing brain plaques for the condition has piqued so much clinical interest, in fact, that the Society of Nuclear Medicine

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Scientific American – ‎Jan 28, 2013‎
Deterioration of a specific brain region impairs sleep quality as people age, leading to poorer memory retention, according to research published today in Nature Neuroscience.
Hattiesburg American – ‎14 hours ago‎
“If you took a 60-year-old person that was (otherwise) totally normal and you gave them an Amyvid scan, you could see the accumulation of this amyloid plaque, and then you may be able to tell them, ‘You’ve got the precursor signs of Alzheimer’s disease
Times-Standard – ‎10 hours ago‎
NOTE: This story is part of a joint project between The Associated Press and the Associated Press Managing Editors looking at the silver tsunami — the aging of the baby boomers — and its impact on communities and the services they provide, from
fox4kc.com – ‎4 hours ago‎
Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the university’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior and professor of psychiatry at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine discusses his new book about Alzheimer’s Prevention, and
Medical Xpress – ‎9 hours ago‎
Yet, the authors say, people with HIV infection continue to experience a higher rate of mortality due not just to HIV-related factors, but because chronic HIV infection appears to exacerbate vulnerability to aging-related organ system injury. The
The Sentinel – ‎8 hours ago‎
In the struggle to find a cure and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers are testing “brain pacemakers” to stimulate the brain and stave off memory loss, according to the Associated Press.
AARP News (blog) – ‎8 hours ago‎
Back in the 1980s, I moved to California to work at the Orange County Register, where, at the time, the real estate beat was covered by a woman named Jane Glenn Haas.
Stuart News (subscription) – ‎19 hours ago‎
According to the Council on Aging of Martin County, most charge $30,000 to $42,000 per year. Despite his description of a strong market, Hofmeister acknowledges the slow economy has taken a bite out of assisted living. “We’re seeing a trend in people

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Washington Examiner – ‎4 hours ago‎
Nationals left-handed pitcher Gio Gonzalez is one of dozens of professional athletes linked to a Miami-area anti-aging clinic that allegedly sold performance-enhancing drugs, according to a report in the Miami New Times.