Mary Scagliarini

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Your Retina and Alzheimer’s Disease

By | 2017-09-11T13:28:00+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Health Aging, News|

Your Retina and Alzheimer's Disease The Alzheimer’s Association recently reported on the connection between your retina and Alzheimer's disease. New research from Cedars-Sinai Hospital finds that a scan of your retina can reveal early indicators [...]

Can Speech be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s?

By | 2017-07-27T20:17:06+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Caregiving, News|

Declining Speech Patterns May Be Early Indicator of Alzheimer's Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently studied speech patterns to determine if declining speech is an early indicator of mental decline. To test speech patterns, [...]

Congress Approves $400M for Alzheimer’s Research

By | 2017-06-04T16:39:10+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Dementia Care, News|

Good news for Alzheimer's research. The Alzheimer’s Association recently confirmed that Congress has included a $400 million Alzheimer’s research funding increase at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2017 funding bill. Upon approval, [...]

Mid-Life Heart Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

By | 2017-06-04T16:39:10+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Dementia Care, News|

Is there a link between mid-life heart health and Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers from Johns Hopkins University studied 322 middle-aged people over a 20-year period to determine just that. Their research, recently published in the Journal [...]

Senior Healthcare Legislation

By | 2017-06-04T16:39:10+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Senior Healthcare Legislation With the change in our Presidential administration, senior healthcare legislation and the repeal/replace plan for Obamacare are significant issues. This legislation has significant impact for several demographics, including people ages 50-64, according [...]