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See the latest Facebook post from Simon below. Alzheimer’s disease mostly affects seniors (but is known to also occur in other age brackets) and for the families of the patients, its impact can be really heart-breaking. Sadly for the McDermott family, they have to go through the everyday pain of not being remembered by the …

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When Sybil Hicks passed away on February 2, 2019, her children knew they couldn’t just write a cut-and-dry obituary for such a remarkable woman. Sybil lived with Alzheimer’s for years, so it had been a long time since they’d spoken to their mom as they once knew her—a witty and outspoken person. “We just thought …

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Have you ever fallen in love with your spouse twice? Some romantics would say that if they had the chance, they’d want to experience that all over again. That scenario may be a dream for some, but for Peter Marshall, it became his reality. Diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s three years ago, Peter had started losing …

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The music of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake was all it took for this former ballerina with Alzheimer’s disease to dance once again. Marta C. Gonzalez had been a prima ballerina with the New York Ballet—one of the most prominent dance companies in the world—during the 1960s. However, when she developed Alzheimer’s disease and began using a …

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Two years ago, we wrote about an Alzheimer’s care facility in south-western France, wherein residents will live in a gated community that will allow them to continue participating in social life. This exclusive neighborhood—named “Village Landais Alzheimer” after the Landes department where it’s situated—recently opened in June at the city of Dax. Like many small …

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They say there’s no greater force in this world than real love. While the idea may seem far-fetched to some, we encounter real-life stories now and then proving there’s truth in it. Finding your forever love and beating all the odds sounds like a fairytale – one that most of us can only dream of. …

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There is an alarming number of 5.7 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s today. And by 2050, it is predicted to affect about 14 million Americans, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. A team of medical researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has successfully developed an experimental vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease. This …

Read More about Researchers discover Alzheimer’s vaccine and could cut dementia in half, human trials soon

France is taking a revolutionary approach in treating their citizens who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. To combat the 6th leading cause of death in the United States, France thought of building a specially designed Alzheimer’s Care Facility that is designed like a regular village to let their people with the progressive memory loss live freely. …

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