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PRESS RELEASE: Director of Caregiver Support Initiative Set to Speak on Dementia, Support Services

Director of Caregiver Support Initiative to Set to Speak on Dementia, Support Services

Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiver Support Initiative, which provides free support services to those caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders in northern New York, will participate in two free information sessions during the month of May, hosted by the Champlain Wine Company as part of their [email protected] series, and by the Keene Valley Public Library. Dr. Richard Durant, who serves as the Initiative’s director, will describe the problem of dementia and provide information about the services available for caregivers and care receivers in the North Country via the Caregiver Support Initiative.

How Can You Protect Yourself From Health Scams?

When it comes to spotting health scams, be skeptical. Question what you see or hear in ads or online. Newspapers, magazines, movies, and radio and TV stations do not always check to make sure the claims in their ads are true or say if a…
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Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?

Many older adults share a common concern: “How can I trust the health information I get on the Internet?” There are thousands of medical websites. Some provide reliable health information. Some do not. Choosing which websites to trust for online health information is an important…
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Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask For Help

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia forgetfulness. Over the past few years, scientists have learned a lot about memory and why some kinds of memory problems are serious but others…
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