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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Aging population challenges Alzheimer’s caregivers

By Carol Wolf Solomon, Special to the Jewish Light June 22, 2016

With every member of the baby-boom generation now past the age of 50, the need to shed the stigma and develop a Jewish communal response to Alzheimer’s disease takes on an even greater sense of urgency. Statistics released by the Alzheimer’s Association...

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Nick of time

Ellen Futterman, Editor May 25, 2016

Nick of timeWhen Ted Grazman was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2000, at age 59, he wanted to do everything he could to help those studying this brain disorder to understand it better, his wife Marsha recalled the other day.Alzheimer’s, the...

Agencies plan program focusing on early warning signs of Alzheimer’s

August 31, 2011

"Am I just forgetful or is it Alzheimer's?" The question that is considered by thousands of seniors each day will be addressed when six St. Louis area non-profit agencies that advocate for and provide services for seniors sponsor, "How Did My Keys Get...

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