ALZHEIMER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALZHEIMER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dementia helps Utah caregivers ‘understand what’s important’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57841838-78/dementia-utah-alzheimer-framing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57841838-78/dementia-utah-alzheimer-framing.html.csp">Dementia helps Utah caregivers ‘understand what’s important’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheila R. McCann</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T07:51:40.224-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 07:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A young Utah man was abusing drugs, unemployed and spinning “out of control” when his mother called him in crisis. His grandfather, who has Alzheimer’s disease, had been abruptly abandoned by another relative and needed help. So he moved into his grandfather’s Utah County home and went “cold turkey” off drugs. The first week was “the worst physical week of my life, because of the withdrawals,” he remembers. “We would both wake up in the morning and go to eat our breakfast and we would both be t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57841838@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:51:40 MDT Rolly: Combative candidate Cook now a tender caregiver http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57754525-90/cook-camille-merrill-wife.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57754525-90/cook-camille-merrill-wife.html.csp">Rolly: Combative candidate Cook now a tender caregiver</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T10:11:59.457-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Merrill Cook’s obsession with politics transformed the Harvard MBA graduate into a caricature of himself, running for public office 13 times in the past 30 years and almost always losing. He also led six initiative drives — three to limit taxes, another to end the sales tax on food, one to impose term limits and one to require employers to verify their workers’ citizenship status. During those times — stressful campaigns, the heartbreaking losses, the teasing from the news media and other polit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754525@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:11:59 MDT Watch Seth Rogen give a moving and hilarious speech about Alzheimer’s Disease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613120-223/alzheimer-disease-rogen-quot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57613120-223/alzheimer-disease-rogen-quot.html.csp">Watch Seth Rogen give a moving and hilarious speech about Alzheimer’s Disease</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jillian Sederholm </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Digital First Media</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T09:15:02.05-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 09:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Actor Seth Rogen took his personal experience with Alzheimer’s to Capitol Hill Wednesday, to help highlight the economic impact of Alzheimer’s disease on families. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” data-hide-embed=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/14551/”&gt;&lt;/script&gt;&lt;noscript&gt;&lt;h1&gt;Watch Seth Rogen give a moving and hilarious speech about Alzheimer&#39;s Disease&lt;/h1&gt;&...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613120@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:15:02 MDT