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Alzheimer’s Patients in Psychiatric Hospitals

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, February 29, 2016My wife Clare has Alzheimer’s disease and recently spent three weeks in a psychiatric hospital, a separate building among many on a huge hospital

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Supervision of Alzheimer’s Residents in Assisted Living Facilities

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, February 15, 2016I am incredibly fortunate to have my wife, Clare, residing in an excellent assisted living facility (ALF). Residents with Alzheimer’s disease (AD)

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5 Steps for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, October 26, 2015Once a loved one receives an Alzheimer's disease (AD) diagnosis, there are five actions that should be taken as soon as possible. If important actions

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Alzheimer’s and the NFL

By Allan Vann, Huffington Post, September 1, 2015This is an open letter to NFL Commissioner Goodell, team owners, and players:As another season of the National Football League (NFL) season is about

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NY Legislators Push $1B Bond Issue for Alzheimer’s Research

By Laura Blasey, Newsday, August 11, 2015A Long Island legislator is pushing a $1 billion bond issue for neuroscience and Alzheimer's disease research that aims to make New York the top state in the

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Dementia Units Require Full-time Managers

By Allan Vann, McKnights, November 10, 2014My wife, Clare, has been living in an assisted living residence for more than a year. Aside from the onsite executive director, there are various other onsite

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Pat Bowlen and Alzheimer’s

By Allan Vann, The Denver Post, July 27, 2014Pat Bowlen’s resignation from Bronco ownership due to Alzheimer’s affords the Broncos a wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to their former owner

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Assisted Living

Placing a Loved One in Assisted Living

By Allan Vann, Social Work Today, May/June, 2014Seven months after placing my wife, Clare, in the dementia unit of a nearby Assisted Living Facility (ALF) in September, 2013 I unexpectedly plunged

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Alzheimer’s — would you want to know?

By Michael Dobie, Long Island Newsday, March 14, 2014Suppose you are a senior citizen and a blood test could predict with near certainty whether you are going to suffer from Alzheimer's disease or

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First Large-scale Study Finds Cognitive Training Aids in Long-term Function in Older People

By Tara Bahrampour, Washington Post, January 13, 2014The first large-scale trial to show that training improves cognitive function in older adults could reduce the number of people experiencing functional

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