Could Alzheimer’s Disease Stem From Infection?

Could it be that Alzheimer’s disease stems from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight of infection? Provocative new research by a team of investigators at Harvard leads to this startling hypothesis, which could explain the origins of plaque, the mysterious hard little balls that pockmark the brains of people with Alzheimer’s. The … Continue reading Could Alzheimer’s Disease Stem From Infection?

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Always Best Care – South Bay in Full Compliance with Consumer Protection Act of 2013

By Mark Wecker, Community Liaison The Home Care Services Consumer Protection Act of 2013, which became effective on January 1, 2016, was intended to promote consumer protection for elderly and disabled individuals who hire private aides to come into their homes to assist with everyday activities, such as transferring, toileting, bathing, and dressing. The law … Continue reading Always Best Care – South Bay in Full Compliance with Consumer Protection Act of 2013

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Dementia Patients and Caregivers Prefer Better Support over Clinical Research

By David Hart, Ph.D. A new study that surveyed people living with dementia and their caregivers revealed that the majority of respondents ranked caregiving support and resources for long-term care as higher on the list of priorities than clinical research. The study, led by University of Buffalo researcher Davina Porock and published in the Journal … Continue reading Dementia Patients and Caregivers Prefer Better Support over Clinical Research

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The Holiday Gift of Independence

Being at home for the holidays is one of the best feelings, no matter what age. Memories are built during this time of the year through nights huddled around the fire, large family gatherings, and warm embraces. It is memories like these that make a home what it truly is: a place of comfortable familiarity … Continue reading The Holiday Gift of Independence

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Spiritual Fitness: The New Dimension in AD Prevention

By David Hart, Ph.D. – Director of Clinical Services For over 30 years, scientists have struggled to identify and develop a medical intervention to slow or cure Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Although there are several clinical trials currently studying the effects of an amyloid vaccine that has been shown to improve cognitive and … Continue reading Spiritual Fitness: The New Dimension in AD Prevention

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