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Placing a Loved One in Assisted Living

By Allan Vann, Social Work Today, May/June, 2014Seven months after placing my wife, Clare, in the dementia unit of a nearby Assisted Living Facility (ALF) in September, 2013 I unexpectedly plunged

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Alzheimer’s — would you want to know?

By Michael Dobie, Long Island Newsday, March 14, 2014Suppose you are a senior citizen and a blood test could predict with near certainty whether you are going to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or

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First Large-scale Study Finds Cognitive Training Aids in Long-term Function in Older People

By Tara Bahrampour, Washington Post, January 13, 2014The first large-scale trial to show that training improves cognitive function in older adults could reduce the number of people experiencing functional

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