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National Alzheimers Disease Awareness Month

5 Ways You Can Help Reduce the Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Thanks to celebrities like Glen Campbell willing to tell their stories, many more people are now familiar with Alzheimer's -- the deadly disease that slowly robs a person's memory and ability to perform everyday activities.

Rivers of Our Memory

Greg O'Brien | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

My prayer is that you will be moved to action by this film -- for yourself, for your children, and for your grandchildren. Alzheimer's, or related dementia, could be your story someday, or the story of a loved one.

Four Things To Know If You're Worried About Memory Loss

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 01.25.2013 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

A few weeks ago my sister sent me an apologetic email. She had forgotten my son's birthday. The same week she couldn't remember where she parked her car and she lost one of her favorite earrings. Her excuse? "I'm a card carrying member of the "I can't remember sh*t club," she said.

National Memory Screening Day: Promote Early Detection of Memory Problems

Eric J. Hall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

Here's a fact you haven't heard in the health care reform debate, but its impact over the next decade will be enormous: the incidence of Alzheimer's disease doubles every five years after age 65.