Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s disease

Medicare Case a Win For Patients
With Chronic, Debilitating Conditions, Disabilities

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Tweet Patients on Medicare with chronic conditions and disabilities will no longer have to show improvement to get skilled care and therapy services, according to a proposed settlement of a class action suit, Jimmo v. Sebelius. The settlement clarifies the … Continue reading

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Acclaimed Books, Films, and Projects About
Alzheimer’s Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss

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Tweet Books, films, and innovative projects on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and memory loss are growing. I have assembled a short list of them.There are many foreign films, particularly from South Korea and Japan that are excellent. I hope that US … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Issues – Day 2:
Let’s Keep the Conversation Going

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Tweet I spent today at an all day Alzheimer’s meeting, taking notes and tweeting. I am also exhausted. Many of you know that this is my 23rd consecutive day blogging here. There are a lot of pluses to posting every … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Issues 2011 Fellowship Begins

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Tweet I am in Washington at the National Press Foundation’s Alzheimer’s Disease Issues 2011 Fellowship with about 15 other journalists. The program runs through Wednesday. Today’s session was a half-day, with presentations by Richard Jackson, director of the Global Aging … Continue reading

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