Saturday, June 9, 2012

A "State Dinner" just for kids

A "State Dinner" just for kids

Calling all kid chefs: Here's your chance to share your favorite delicious and nutritious lunch recipe with First Lady Michelle Obama.

Let's Move!, the First Lady's initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation, is looking for parents or legal guardians of creative kid chefs from all over the country to submit their child’s recipe for a healthy and nutritious lunch.

So if your kids have some skills in the kitchen, we hope you'll take the time to share their recipes. We'll invite a winning child and their parent or legal guardian from each state and territory to join us for a Kid's "State Dinner."

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Alzheimers Caregivers are the Chosen

If you are the Chosen One you will be reborn, you will be reborn as an Alzheimer's caregiver. When the fog clears, you'll assume your new role. For most of us, this will be the greatest challenge of our lives. We rise to the occasion. How do you explain our ability to rise up, out, and above ourselves? There must be an explanation.

Read this article on the Alzheimer's Reading Room

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Framework of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

The Draft Framework for the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease.

The draft framework is structured around five ambitious goals:
  • Prevent and Effectively Treat Alzheimer's Disease by 2025.
  • Optimize Care Quality and Efficiency.
  • Expand Patient and Family Support.
  • Enhance Public Awareness and Engagement.
  • Track Progress and Drive Improvement.

Goal 1: Prevent and Effectively Treat Alzheimer’s Disease by 2025

Read the entire draft here -- Framework of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Urinary Tract Infections, Urinary Incontinence, Poop (8 Articles)

How to beat urinary incontinence, identify or stop urinary tract infections, and deal with the dreaded Alzheimer's bowel movement problem -- Poop.

Urinary Incontinence (UI) is a stigmatized, underreported, under-diagnosed, under-treated condition that is erroneously thought to be a normal part of aging.

One-third of men and women ages 30-70 believe that incontinence is a part of aging (National Institute of Health, NIH).