Sunlight treatment could help nighttime wandering in people with Alzheimer’s, study suggests

Posted July 30, 2012
An article from McKnight's Long Term Care News on another possible breakthrough in caring for those with Alzheimer's...  Sunlight treatment could help nighttime wandering in people with Alzheimer's, study suggests McKnight's Staff // July 27, 2012 The tendency of Alzheimer's patients to wander at night could be tied to the quantity of daylight they're exposed to, new research finds. As a result, experts say that “light therapy” could be helpful in treating this behavior.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE SOURCE
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Rare genetic mutation protects against Alzheimer’s

Posted July 18, 2012
An update on Alzheimer's from CNN Health: Rare genetic mutation protects against Alzheimer's   Post by: Elizabeth Landau - CNN.com Health Writer/Producer With more than 5 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, the race is on to surface clues about causes and prevention.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE  SOURCE
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For Seniors, Pill Bottle Warnings Often Go Unnoticed

Posted July 13, 2012
An Article from ALFA shows the importance of helping seniors read & understand the warnings on their prescription labels.  Stay cool this weekend! For Seniors, Pill Bottle Warnings Often Go Unnoticed A new study finds that older adults often overlook colorful warning labels on medication bottles, shining a light on one reason why older adults are at a greater risk for adverse drug events.   To continue reading the entire article click HERE SOURCE
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Local Free Event: Exploration Through Art Therapy

Posted July 11, 2012
Here's another free parkinson's program from CJE SeniorLife!   Groups will be held on Wednesdays, beginning July 18, 2012. Location: Lieberman Center, Creative Arts Therapy Studio (2nd Floor), 9700 Gross Point Road, Skokie Dates: Wednesdays, July 18 – September 5, 2012 (8 weeks) Time: 1 – 3 p.m. Art Therapist: Theresa Dewey, M.A.A.T. Please call 847.929.3022 to register as space is limited.   To read full details on the event click HERE SOURCE
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