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Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Laugh to Cope with Alzheimer’s

Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller Rogen, launched their not-for-profit Alzheimer’s foundation, Hilarity for Charity, six years ago. The charity was launched to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer’s and has raised more than $7.5 million (USD) since its launch. This money has been directed to help families struggling with Alzheimer’s care costs,…

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NewDirection Care vs. Traditional Aged Care Facilities

Aged care comes in a variety of forms, whether it’s home care, residential aged care homes or weekly visits from community professionals. However, when we think of aged care, it’s not uncommon to think of bland, canteen-style food, ward rounds and small, stuffy rooms. September last year represented a change in the system, when NewDirection…

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Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Develops New Blood Test for Early Stage Alzheimer’s

Dementia affects approximately 160,000 Australians, with Alzheimer’s disease being the most common type. Alzheimer’s affects 48 million people worldwide and accounts for 50-75% of dementia cases, especially amongst elderly people. Elderly women are also at a slightly higher risk than men of developing the disease. According to Ozcare, “Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative condition that…

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