alzheimers alzheimers

Definition(s):

  • (n) a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness

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News

  1. Angels Perch now available for screenings

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A feature-length movie about a West Virginia family struggling with a grandmothers Alzheimers disease is making the rounds of the states cinemas."Angels Perch" premiered in Charleston on Sunday and is set for screening in ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail

  2. Movie shot in state available for screenings

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A feature-length movie about a West Virginia family struggling with a grandmothers Alzheimers disease is making the rounds of the states cinemas."Angels Perch premiered in Charleston on Sunday and is set for screening in Morgantow...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

  3. Jackson Lab workers stay active all day for Alzheimer's awareness

    ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- Each year June 21 marks the day where the sun is in the sky the longest. This year researchers at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor used it to make big strides in the fight against Alzheimers.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WCSH 6 Portland

Quotes

  1. She also said, without elaboration, that "too often, the government gets in the way when innovators take on cancer or Parkinson's or Alzheimers. To help Americans overcome these terrible diseases, our administration will lead efforts to find new...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: FOXNews

  2. "President Reagan demonstrated his strength and resolve after leaving office when he shared his struggle with Alzheimers disease with the world," Clinton said. "He personified the indomitable optimism of the American people."
    on Jun 5, 2004 By: Bill Clinton Source: TVNZ

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