As Latinos age, the need for Spanish-speaking caretakers grows

Nov 11, 2015
Latinos are the fastest growing group of people 65 and older in the U.S. today.
Posted In: Latino community, Alzheimer's, elderly alzheimers financial home retirement dementia warning signs

Home health care workers get federal labor protections

Oct 13, 2015
To understand the importance of these workers, think about the number 5.1 million.
Posted In: Alzheimer's, health care costs, health care law

Looking for progress for treating Alzheimer's

Jul 22, 2015
Eli Lilly reports the results of a trial for Alzheimer's medication.
Posted In: Alzheimer's, drugs, consumer demand, Eli Lilly, Alzheimer's Association, Edward Jones

Study links DDT exposure to Alzheimer's disease

Jan 28, 2014
Eighty percent of Alzheimer's patients involved in a study had evidence of exposure to DDT.
Posted In: Alzheimer's, DDT, pesticide

Pacemakers for the brain, and cell phones for the homeless

Dec 11, 2012
A new project among several universities hopes to fight Alzheimer’s with deep brain implants, and California inches closer to offering low cost mobile phones to those living near the poverty line.
Posted In: brain pacemakers, technology and medecine, Alzheimer's, Lifeline

MID-DAY UPDATE: Congress can't meet a budget deadline -- push it back?

Sep 21, 2010
The federal government's budget year ends September 30th - and Congress is nowhere near passing a new budget. What do YOU do when you can't meet a...
Posted In: Airlines, Alzheimer's, Congress, dementia, distracted driving, Fashion Week, federal budget, General Motors, GM, grilled cheese, Ireland, mid-day update, New York, UN, United Nations