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Gender, Race, and Alzheimer’s Disease (Video)

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Women, African-Americans, and Hispanics are statistically more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia…..
If you don’t see the video — go here.
Estimated Lifetime Risks for Alzheimer’s by Age and Sex
Proportion of Americans Aged 55 and Older with Cognitive Impairment, by Race/Ethnicity, Health and Retirement Study, 2006 Read more at www.alzheimersreadingroom.com
 

 
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Posted by on November 20, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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Alzheimer’s Disease — Communication Skills and Coping with Behavior (1)

In the early days of Alzheimer’s caring the caregiver deals with a disease that is difficult, sometimes impossible, to understand.
Alzheimer’s disease turns the world of the Alzheimer’s caregiver upside down.
This person, your loved one, begins to act out behaviors that you have never seen or experienced.
You are forced to try and deal with these behaviors. It is not easy.
Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer’s Reading RoomRead more at www.alzheimersreadingroom.com
 

 
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Posted by on September 14, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s

The Shriver Report is a groundbreaking, comprehensive examination of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on American women as caregivers, advocates, and people living with the disease.

 
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Posted by on August 24, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Takes on Alzheimer’s

The Shriver Report is a groundbreaking, comprehensive examination of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on American women as caregivers, advocates, and people living with the disease.

 
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Posted by on August 24, 2010 in alzheimer's

 

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