Posts Tagged ‘ Alzheimer’s ’

Memory loss: For Families, a Stressful Balancing Act

Jun 16th, 2014 | By
Memory loss: For Families, a Stressful Balancing Act

Tweet   As seen in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on June 13, 2014. John Sullivan joined the Regions Hospital Foundation board for a very corporate reason. He remained for a very personal one. John was general counsel for Imation when Brock Nelson, CEO of Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, asked him to join
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Getting ahead of dementia

Jun 15th, 2012 | By
Getting ahead of dementia

Tweet As seen in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on June 15, 2012. At age 50, Harvard professor Alice Howland is diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. In a relatively short time her world unravels as her memory fails her and she is unable to lecture, advise students or go for unsupervised runs. Alice is the protagonist
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Care for the caregivers

Dec 9th, 2011 | By
Care for the caregivers

Tweet As seen in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on December 9, 2011. We know them. We are them. The people who change parents’ Depends; sit with children through chemotherapy; answer the same question from a spouse over and over. Caregivers are the bone-tired folks who attend to others’ basic needs, often while balancing family
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Alzheimer’s: Memories made and lost and reconsidered

Nov 25th, 2011 | By
Alzheimer’s:  Memories made and lost and reconsidered

Tweet As seen in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on November 25, 2011. With the holiday season under way, not everyone is focused on how early retailers will open their doors today. Many families are gathering to share traditions — perhaps dusting off the good china, playing charades or singing carols. But that won’t be
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