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State Expert: Peninsula population older than rest of Alaska

...first senior summit included talks on issues important to seniors, such as state senior services, addressing Alzheimer's Disease and dementia, and the impact of retirement on Alaska's workforce. Businesses providing services to seniors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-19/state-expert-peninsula-population-ol
News
Mr. Alva Lynn Tubbs

...Alva Lynn Tubbs, 88, passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at Central Peninsula Hospital after a long bout with Alzheimer 's disease. No services are planned at this time. Alva was born on May 13, 1926 in Mangum, Okla. in a log cabin with...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173043583
Mrs. Phyllis Marie Southwell Muma

...buried at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan. He preceded her death in 2004. Both suffered with Alzheimer's disease.Phyllis was born on Nov. 17, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan. She was the fourth of five children born to Mary...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173292213
Health tip: Eat fruit daily

Fruit offers a great source of antioxidants, which may help prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's disease and macular degeneration. The berry family - blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and cranberries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-05-24/health-tip-eat-fruit-daily
Community
Time to take a look at the world around us

My dear old mom came to live with my wife Faith and I a few years ago. After living with Alzheimer's disease for eight years she no longer could live by herself. We take her shopping and out to a restaurant on a regular basis. If you...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-23/time-to-take-a-look-at-th
Letters

...was as jarring as the announcement that the 70-year-old Bowlen was giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer's disease."This place will never be the same," a choked-up general manager John Elway said. "... It's going...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-23

...legislation on Monday.The program would resemble one that Schumer said has successfully kept track of people with Alzheimer's disease using a computer-programmed alert system. That program signals police departments when someone wearing the device...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-26-0
News
New approach: neurofeedback; School tries computer program to help students with disorders

...it doesn't seem to have an effect on is dyslexia. Scott said the program also won't work on something like Alzheimer's disease. He said most memory issues come from poor attention, which is something neurofeedback can be effective in fixing...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022111/sch_788906785.shtml
Schools
Meals on Wheels delivers for seniors

...fastest growing age group. * The 85-and-older group are the frailest and are most likely to struggle with Alzheimer's disease and most dependent upon home and community based care. Facts about Alaska senior hunger, from the Alaska Food...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/040311/peo_809714044.shtml
People
Reader: Time for expansion is now

...community. They have had programs that dealt with community mental health issues, senior citizen issues (i.e. Alzheimer's disease), specialized children programs, guest lecturers and more. As a result of their fine efforts, space for the...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/091707/letters_3821.shtml

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