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Rita Altman
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Don't miss listening to this clip with WLS-AM 890 radio in Chicago, hosted by Jennifer Keiper. We discuss how to help your loved one with Alzheimer's feel included in the holiday festivities - you don't want to miss this as we approach the holiday season! http://bit.ly/1IpcE4Y
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Check it out! +CNN will air "Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me," a critically-acclaimed film sharing music legend Glen Campbell's experience living with Alzheimer's. You don't want to miss this. Tune to CNN at 10:50 p.m. ET to watch on Sunday, June 28! http://cnnpressroom.blogs.cnn.com/2015/06/19/the-rhinestone-cowboy-airs-on-cnn-on-june-28/
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Tune in THIS WEEK for my second live #MemoryChat hosted on the +Sunrise Senior Living Twitter channel,@SunriseSrLiving! 1-2pm ET on Thursday, Dec. 18. Our theme is "Caregiving During the Holidays"!
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Don't forget! Next Thursday I host our second #MemoryChat  on Twitter! Follow +SunriseSrLiving's Twitter feed on Thursday, Dec. 18 1-2pm ET to join in our Caregiving During the Holidays discussion! Also add my personal Twitter handle @AltmanRita!
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Join me and the rest of the Sunrise Care Team for our upcoming #MemoryChat on Twitter. Follow @SunriseSrLiving and my personal handle @AltmanRita and tune in on December 18th, 1-2 p.m. ET to join our Caregiving During the Holidays discussion!
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According to a new study, researchers may have found a way to predict the likelihood of Alzheimer's and dementia based off of different fats in the blood.  More research needs to be conducted, but if proven, blood tests will provide a less expensive and easier way to predict risk.
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Did you miss tuning in to my webinar last Tuesday, "Sunrise: A Pioneer in Memory Care Programming"?

Have no fear, you can download a recording of the presentation, here: http://bit.ly/1wQKSHt

#EndAlz #EndAlzheimers  #DementiaAwarenessMonth   #Dementia   #Alzheimers  
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A recent study on music therapy shows that it can be used as a potential Alzheimer's care technique.  The study shows that music can help people with Alzheimer's or dementia become more social.
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Dementia and Alzheimer's have a few similarities, but it is important to communicate the differences between the two diseases to families.  Read here to understand dementia and the signs to look for.
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