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BRIGHTSTAR CARE Undercover Boss, rebroadcast Friday, June 1

May 18, 2012

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My wife and I own BrightStar of Downtown Houston and are firmly committed to the vision Shelly and JD Sun promote for home health care.  This is a great chance to get a glimpse of what drives one of the innovators of the health care industry, set your DVR so you don’t miss it. THE […]

Coffee linked to lower risk of death – latimes.com

May 18, 2012

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Yeah, now I have a chance to live forever, just me and Starbucks. Coffee linked to lower risk of death – latimes.com. They’ll have to pry the venti latte from my cold, dead hands.

National strategy on Alzheimer’s Disease plots a path to halting the disease by 2025 – latimes.com

May 18, 2012

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Great article but since they passed the act without funding we shall see. Enjoy the read from the Los Angeles Times. Asserting “we are at an exceptional moment” in the hunt for an Alzheimer’sdiseasetreatment, National Institutes of Health director Dr. Francis Collins on Tuesday promised a raft of new research aimed at stopping and reversing […]

Alzheimer’s Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories

May 18, 2012

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Great story from NPR on Alzheimer’s and storytelling therapy. Alzheimer’s Patients Turn To Stories Instead Of Memories : Shots – Health Blog : NPR. You may also be interested in another blog entry about Alzheimer’s and story telling. If you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia know that there are resources to help you. […]

Senior Circles: TimeSlips program helps recognize the strengths of people with dementia – chicagotribune.com

May 18, 2012

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Here is what the stories say: “She is riding an ostrich and singing to herself. ‘Imagination is funny. It makes a rainy day sunny.'” “He’s going to the land of ice cream and cookies…to the land of peppermint airplanes.” “Their eyes are laughing, saying listen to me!” Based on pictures presented to them, three different […]