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Support funding for Alzheimer's research

...Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer's or another dementia, including 33,000 caregivers in Alaska. This debilitating...dollars spent today is on people with Alzheimer's and other dementias. In 2050, it will be one in every three dollars. In order...
Task force addresses transit challenges

...and from appointments. Amanda Faulkner, executive director of FCS, said they do serve a specialized population, such as dementia and disabled patients, that require door-to-door transportation, but others would benefit from more open transportation...
Soldotna Community News improve understanding of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Topics include: an overview of Alzheimer's disease...individuals experiencing Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. In addition, you may want to mark your calendars for Tuesday...
The Longest Day in Alaska Residents take time to raise Alzheimer's Awareness

...residents who have advanced Alzehiemer's or dementia, she said.Team Kenai Spine and Heritage...provide residents, whose Alzeheimer's or dementia is not advanced, with more focused care...seniors with progressed Alzheimer's and dementia, Crawford said. Alaska has 18 nursing...
Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director

...her do just that when, last year, both her parents - and her dog - passed away. "It's about my mother's descent into dementia, and her passing," she said. Each poem's title is a line from Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself;" she's sending the...
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Dementia workshop Tuesday

...person-centered philosophy for about 10 years, and have been named lead trainers of Dementia Care Mapping for the U.S. by Bradford University's Dementia Group in England. Hartle said a person-centered approach recognizes that even though...
Ethelyn Ruth Hibpshman

...also a cancer survivor from four different types of cancer. Ruth cared for her husband for many years as he suffered from dementia. She was an amazing woman in the loads she could carry and she attributed this to the fact that the Lord carried her through...
Taxpayer tired of paying for same thing again

...School District official stated, "back then when oil was flowing ... ." I seem to have been around at that time and my dementia has not gotten the best of me yet. I recall that at that time the School District and Borough officials were selling the building...
Mrs. Ruth Elaine Clary Stuckman

...Elaine ClaryAnchorage resident Ruth Elaine Clary was called to heaven on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 after a long bout with dementia and cancer.A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory...
Barbara J. Heath Cook

...J. Heath, 86, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, in Bend, Oregon. She had family by her side as her struggle with dementia and lung disease ended. Barbara was born on July 9, 1928 in Chilliwack, BC, Canada, to Harold and Nellie Cook. At age...


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