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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

It’s that time of year again that all of us in the Alzheimer’s community get involved and become advocates. We need to remind and let the rest of the world know that we haven’t just magically disappeared, and all is well with the quest to cure this hideous disease we call Alzheimer’s. We need to […]

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Elder Abuse

By the time you read this blog post, another senior will have been a victim of Elder Abuse. Every 2 to 3 minutes another senior will have been abused, either, physically, sexually, emotionally, or psychologically, neglected, or scammed out of money that belongs to them. In the next several Blog Posts we are going to […]

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Free Alzheimer’s Caregivers Guide, Now Available

Our Free Guidebook called “A Caregivers Guide for Alzheimer’s Patients” is now available for you to link to. We here at the Alzheimer’s Research Association hope this guidebook will help you in your quest to become a better Caregiver, answer most of your troubling questions, and give solutions to some of the behavioral problems that […]

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“Walk to End Alzheimer’s”

Every fall around September, and October, the “Alzheimer’s Association” has their annual “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” This event is held all over the country, in every State and every major metropolitan area, and a whole host of smaller cities. Maybe you have seen some of their advertising for the Walk on TV lately. We would […]

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Silver Alert Works On Very First Day Implemennted

 An 82-year-old Sacramento-area man who went missing, prompting the state’s first-ever Silver Alert, has been found. Authorities tell the Sacramento Bee that Robert Grappi was discovered Wednesday morning after police in Nevada County conducted a vehicle stop.   Grappi left his Elk Grove home Monday and was believed to have been driving to his son’s […]

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Silver Alert Issued: Dayton Vet Missing

Robert Minnix Silver alert issued: Dayton vet missing Published : Wednesday, 02 Jan 2013, 4:22 PM EST DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton Police officers are looking for a man who walked away from a group home for veterans on New Year’s Day. Police are searching for Robert Minnix, 66. He is described as 5’09”, 180 […]

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Tax Breaks For Alzheimer’s?

We found this article on MSN Money from Kiplinger’s, it talks about the tax savings you maybe eligible for you to use when it comes time to do your taxes. As Caregivers we need to be able to utilize all the advantages we can get to offset the rising costs of Caregiving which are rising […]

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Wow, I Was Shocked at Just How Bad It Has Become

Wow, I Was Shocked at Just How Bad It Has Become Were you one of the lucky ones who went home for the holidays, maybe it had been a while since you had been home or seen your family in person? It is great to see all of your family again especially if it has […]

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Police: Caregiver kidnapped elderly Pinehurst man

Police: Caregiver kidnapped elderly Pinehurst man   Pinehurst, N.C. — Pinehurst police were searching Wednesday for an 83-year-old man after his caregiver allegedly kidnapped him from a rehab center and never returned. Henry Eugene Aiken, who has dementia, was last seen at Pinehurst Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 300 Blake Blvd., in Moore County. Facility spokesman […]

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