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December 2011 News

Some guidance for family and friends visiting loved ones with dementia

Nataly Rubinstein, a licensed clinical social worker and certified geriatric care manager, addresses a common concern of family members who may live far away from loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. While they may know about a loved one’s recent diagnosis, family members and friends, who have not recently visited their loved one, may wonder what to expect and how to act, Rubinstein wrote for The … Read the rest »

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August 2011 News

Announcement by Pat Summitt sheds light on early-onset Alzheimer’s disease

Pat Summitt’s disclosure that she has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is raising awareness about the lesser-known form of Alzheimer’s.  With the start of the semester and daily basketball practices just around the corner, the coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers struggled with the decision to go public with her diagnosis.  Reporter Jenifer Goodwin used Summitt’s announcement as a primer to shed light on early-onset Alzheimer’s in an article for … Read the rest »

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