Study Examines Vascular Injury, Beta-Amyloid Deposition And Cognition

JAMA Neurology Study Highlights In a study of elderly patients, Natalie L. Marchant, Ph.D., of the University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues suggest there is no evidence that vascular brain injury (VBI) increases the likelihood of beta-Amyloid (Aβ) deposition, a diagnostic criterion for Alzheimer disease… [Read More]

Elderly Depression Linked To Dementia Risk And Mild Cognitive Impairment

Seniors with depression may have a higher risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia, researchers from University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, reported in Archives of Neurology, Online First. The authors had gathered and examined data on a group of Medicare recipients in the USA who were 65 or over… [Read More]

Stem Cell Research Shows ALS May Be Treatable

Results from eleven independent ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research studies are giving hope to the ALS community – showing for the first time that the disease may be treatable by targeting new mechanisms revealed by neural stem cell-based studies… [Read More]

Alzheimer’s Disease Early Cognitive Problems Identified

Early indicators of Alzheimer’s disease have been discovered and published in the latest issue of American Journal of Psychiatry. The findings reveal that people who are beginning to develop the disease often show problems with processing semantic and knowledge based information before severe symptoms of the disease begin showing… [Read More]

RNA Binding Ability Of FUS Essential To Development Of ALS

Research led by Dr. Udai Pandey, Assistant Professor of Genetics at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has found that the ability of a protein made by a gene called FUS to bind to RNA is essential to the development of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). This discovery identifies a possible therapeutic target for the fatal neurological disease… [Read More]

Boys and Girls Club

On March 12, 2011, Coast Family Home Care, a service which provides senior care at home, donated a basket to Baskets in Bloom, a benefit event of The Boys and Girls Club. The proceeds of the event went toward providing programs for youth.

Link: http://www.bgcsmv.org

Boys and Girls Club

On March 12, 2011, Coast Family Home Care, a service which provides senior care at home, donated a basket to Baskets in Bloom, a benefit event of The Boys and Girls Club. The proceeds of the event went toward providing programs for youth.

Link: http://www.bgcsmv.org

Elder Fraud Presentation: Rancho Buena Vista

Mike Carter and Rhoda De Leon went to Rancho Buena Vista Mobile Estates and provided its residents with an elder fraud presentation. They warned of the risks of elder frauf and how to protect themselves.

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