Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States for which there is no cure nor a definitive way to prevent or slow progression. Today there are 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s. Every 65 seconds someone in this country develops the disease and these individuals are supported by more than […]
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EDISON – Dr. Edwin Galkin and his wife Bobbie live by a certain philosophy: Never leave anything on your bucket list, do it all. And that is how Bobbie quelled her nerves as her husband, 82, fulfilled a bucket list item – flying around the world on a 1976 Cessna 210 eight-seater, single-engine airplane, which […]
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in older adults, and symptoms usually start to appear after the age of 60.
The Alzheimer’s Association will hold two workshops at the Metuchen Library, 480 Middlesex Ave., Metuchen. The first workshop will include a discussion on understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28 A second workshop, entitled “Dementia Conversations” will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 6. During the workshop representatives from the […]
PRINCETON – Another Assisted Living Week has concluded, with residents raising money to support Alzheimer’s disease research. This year’s theme of “Keep Connected” was celebrated from Sept. 11-18 by Brandywine Living Princeton staff members who wanted to “connect” with an organization with which they closely identified. Therefore, a tricky tray fundraiser was held on Sept. 17 to benefit