Alzheimer's Study Finds Caregiver Link

Alzheimer's Study Finds Caregiver Link
Researchers at Johns Hopkins, Duke University and Utah State University compiled data that shows caregivers of someone with dementia are six times more likely to develop the condition themselves. Lisa McBride watched the effects of Alzheimer's on her …
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Caregivers Finally Get To Speak Up
When someone is diagnosed with any type of disease, life changes immediately for the patient, and for the loved one who inevitably assumes the role of caregiver. He or she quickly transforms from being a lover, best friend, and companion to being a …
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Caregiver charged with murder in neglect of vulnerable man
TACOMA, Wash. — A Spanaway caregiver has been charged for the death of an autistic and developmentally disabled man in his care, Tacoma Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist announced Tuesday. Larry John Lee, 50, pleaded not guilty to murder in …
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Caregiver Coalition offering stress workshop July 22
Are you reaching your limit or just wanting to find ways to reduce stress so you do not get burned out? The Kenosha County Caregiver Coalition is offering this workshop to help family/friend caregivers identify signs and sources of stress, learn stress …
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Community calendar

Community calendar
Admission is $ 8 ($ 5 for Historic New England members) for one caregiver and up to two children ages 4-7. Registration required at www.HistoricNewEngland.org or call 436-3205. Portsmouth Toastmasters: Guests … This program reviews the Nine Steps to …
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Emory extends support for employees serving as caregivers for adults
“You're with people who are exactly like you, at some point on the broad spectrum of being a caregiver,” she says. So when Ivy took on the new role of caring for both her mother and her former mother-in-law last year, she knew where to turn. And her …
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Counseling has benefits for Alzheimer's caregivers
"We compared those who got the NYU intervention to those who got the usual care," Mittelman says, "and we proved the benefit of providing support for the caregiver, particularly the spouse and partner. They were less depressed and had more healthy …
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L+M to host caregiver support group
New London — A caregiver support group meeting will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room 3 at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. The group meets on the first Tuesday of each month and is open to the community. It provides an …
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Home caregiver charged with elder exploitation
ALTON – Authorities have charged a home health worker with financial exploitation of an elderly person for allegedly taking more than $ 8,400 from an elderly couple. Tanna K. Patton, 50, of the 1100 block of Vernie Ave., Alton, took advantage of her …
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Paragon caregivers join Summa Physicians Inc.
Almost 30 caregivers with Paragon — a major obstetrics and gynecology practice in the Akron area — have joined Summa Physicians Inc., the health system's growing employed physicians group. The affiliation brings the majority of Paragon's team into …
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Tips for health and sanity that every caregiver needs
Caregivers are being asked to do medical tasks formerly managed in the hospital, and to provide care for longer periods of time. Those who leave the workforce to assume full-time care will forego earnings, have reduced Social Security benefits and may …
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Helping caregivers fill the gaps with the community's support
The United Way-CMU report — shared last month with state legislators, Allegheny County officials and advocates for the elderly and disabled — found that because of the region's high concentration of senior citizens and rising costs for services to …
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Senior News and Events for June 10th, 2015

Senior News and Events for June 10th, 2015
We have a unique opportunity to deliver valuable insights from experts in the field straight to the people who need it most, offering solutions and resources caregivers need to overcome the challenges they face daily.” Each week, subscribers to …
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Caregiverlist® Announces Arizona Nursing Home Rating and Cost Index for
Seniors in the Grand Canyon State needing nursing home care can now view the most recent ratings and costs of nursing homes in their area by using the interactive Caregiverlist® Nursing Home Directory. This month's update of the Arizona's Caregiverlist …
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Pride of NZ: Charity's founder nominated for award
The Wanganui woman is the founder of registered charity Family Crisis Intervention Service (FCIS), an organisation that provides support and advice to families and caregivers dealing with Child, Youth, and Family (CYF). She has been nominated for the …
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Alzheimer's study finds caregiver link

Alzheimer's study finds caregiver link
(KPLC) – A startling statistic is causing concern for caregivers of the 5 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Researchers at Johns Hopkins, Duke University and Utah State University compiled data that shows caregivers of someone with …
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Ruby Horne Hill, 90, talented artist and family caregiver
RUBY HORNE Hill had that special glow about her that nobody could really explain. But she had the ability to light up a room just by stepping into it. Yes, she was a beauty, but more important, according to her family, she had a beautiful spirit. "When …
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Counseling has benefits for Alzheimer's caregivers
"Caregiving has been shown by many research studies to be extremely stressful," says Mittelman. "To have impact on the physical and mental health of the family member. In fact, the latest figures put out by the Alzheimer's Association show health care …
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Senior Center Presents Caregiver Support Group

Senior Center Presents Caregiver Support Group
Taking care of a loved one at home has many challenges which might leave caregivers feeling isolated and overwhelmed. To help them, the City of Malibu is hosting a caregiver support group to help facilitate discussions, feelings and exchange of …
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Durbin seeks to expand VA Caregivers Program
MARION — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) is seeking to expand a program to assist caregivers of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan to include veterans of all wars. The Caregiver Program created through language Durbin included in the Caregivers and …
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Online caregiver HomeHero raises money from former Washington Post owner
The first time Kyle Hill saw his father cry was after he discovered that the caregivers for Hill's 95-year old grandmother, who lived alone in Seattle, had been stealing from her and had been mistreating her. Hill's father, a professor in Ohio, was …
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Funeral directory for June 18, 2015
… either Lifetime Assistance Inc., 465 Paul Rd., Rochester, NY 14624; or to the Alzheimer's Association of Rochester and Finger Lakes Region, 435 East Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14620 who has spent much time in helping to educate Mark's caregivers …
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How to handle job loss while on maternity leave
Protecting Mothers, Fathers and Other Caregivers in the Workplace." (Disclosure: I read, loved and blurbed it.) Regardless … Directory of legal services and lawyers, provided by the American Bar Association. Avvo (avvo.com): Free legal advice and a …
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