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Care Center Promotes Independence and Dignity for Those with Alzheimer’s

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Each week, more than a dozen seniors arrange chairs to form a drum circle at the McCoy Adult Day Care...

In the Struggle with Alzheimer’s, Caring for the Caregivers is a...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Shemeco Swain plans to visit Alaska next year. She went to Miami this year. She traveled to Canada last year....

UAB doctors focus on disparities among Alzheimer’s patients

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times African-Americans are more likely to develop late-onset Alzheimer’s disease than whites and are less likely be diagnosed with the condition,...

Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama provides scholarships for adult day care

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Miller Piggott, executive director of Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama (ACA), recently spoke to a room full of caregivers, physicians, and...

Urinary Tract Infections can be Dangerous in Older People – Here’s...

  By Glenn Ellis When bacteria enter the urethra and your immune system doesn’t fight them off, they may spread to the bladder and kidneys. The...

Memory Problems may not be as serious as you think

By Glenn Ellis Forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. As people get older, changes occur in all parts of the body, including the...

Lag In Brain Donation Hampers Understanding Of Dementia In Blacks

By Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News Dorothy and Levi Reeves stand in their Oakland, Calif., home, holding their wedding photo from 57 years ago. Dorothy Reeves agreed...

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