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Citing excessive cost, Mills stops recount push
September 8, 2016
UPDATE - FOUND: Missing West St. Paul man has Aitkin County ties
[ CANCEL ALERT - Missing West St Paul man found safe in St Paul, - Mn BCA. Thank you for all your help today. - West St Paul Police Department....
September 8, 2016 - 10:38pm
July 29, 2016
Dementia session planned in Crosslake
CROSSLAKE—Crosslake Lutheran Church is hosting a session on dementia from 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Worship Center. The Lakes Area Memory Advocates will present a session on types of dementia, treatment options and how to communicate with those with memory issues. The session...
July 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
July 24, 2016
US study finds 'Brain training' cut dementia risk in healthy adults
A computerized brain training program cut the risk of dementia among healthy people by 48 percent, U.S. researchers said on Sunday in reporting...
July 24, 2016 - 10:05pm
February 5, 2016
Eating fish may benefit older adults at risk for dementia
(Reuters Health) - For older people, the brain-protecting benefits of eating fish outweigh any potential harms from mercury, according to a small...
February 5, 2016 - 1:01pm
December 29, 2015
Type 2 diabetes increases risk for dementia
(Reuters Health) - People with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for dementia in general. And for one form, called vascular dementia, diabetes...
December 29, 2015 - 9:36am
June 2, 2015
Lakewood to Offer Alzheimer's Association Caregiver Support Group
STAPLES - Lakewood Health System, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, will be offering a support group for caregivers of those with loved ones diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. The group will meet the first and third Thursday of every month from 3:30 p.m....
June 2, 2015 - 11:31pm
LAMAA receives grant to get dementia-friendly action plan underway
Brainerd Baxter Action Team/Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates is in the final phase of a community readiness process to create a dementia-friendly environment and has received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer's to help implement priorities specific to the Brainerd/Baxter communities. Brainerd/Baxter...
June 2, 2015 - 7:33pm
June 1, 2015
Group receives grant to support dementia-friendly community
The Brainerd/Baxter action team of the Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer's to help implement priorities specific to creating a dementia-friendly community. Brainerd/Baxter is one of 34 action communities throughout the state working to...
June 1, 2015 - 7:26pm
April 27, 2015
Much Obliged: Dementia Ready Community Forum
The Brainerd/Baxter Act on Alzheimer's group would like to thank all of the participants who attended the Dementia Ready Community Forum on March 24. As a result of this meeting, an action plan has been developed to make Brainerd/Baxter a more dementia friendly community by focusing...
April 27, 2015 - 9:44am
April 14, 2015
Bills for missing seniors alert system morph into studies of need
ST. PAUL - A proposal that began as establishing an alert system to find missing elderly Minnesotans has been reduced to a study of the need for such a system. Requiring a study for a "silver alert" system much like the existing amber alert for missing children passed the Senate...
April 14, 2015 - 9:23am
April 10, 2015
I finally know what marriage is all about
I have no deep theological exhortation today; this column will be very personal as my faith is being sorely tested and God is proving to me that He indeed is who He claims to be. Recently I have had to move my husband - my rock, my lover, my companion, my provider and my best friend...
April 10, 2015 - 8:27am
Familiar songs, music can cut through dementia’s fog, soothing minds and sparking memories
FARGO - A circle of women, all faced with some form of dementia, sat waiting in a room flooded with morning light. One lady drooped in her...
December 10, 2014 - 12:14pm