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Alzheimer's: Searching for a Cure

Alzheimer's Disease is a brain disorder that occurs gradually. It starts with mild memory loss, changes in personality and behavior, and a decline in thinking abilities (cognition). It progresses to loss of speech and movement, then total incapacitation and eventually death. It is normal for memory to decline and the ability to absorb complex information to slow as people get older, but AD is not a part of normal aging.

 

Incontinence

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Aging Awareness Certification - $9.95
The Aging Awareness Certification has been designed to assess important concepts and terminologies related the process of aging in humans. This test is useful for testing skills of health care workers and people caring for the aged. Taking this highly recognized certification is an excellent way for you to prove your professional prowess to employers while giving a boost to your resume.

Living with Alzheimer's Disease
A study on how to cope with Alzheimer's Disease. This class will teach you how to safely care for an Alzheimer's patient at home. This course can save you thousands of dollars that you would have to pay to a nursing home.

 

Living with Hearing Loss

Over the past decade, numerous advances in hearing technology have made more devices available that are more effective and less noticeable than ever before. More important, they can help you stay active and vital for years to come.

 

Prostrate Pathology

The male prostate gland is located below the bladder. The seminal vesicles are located posterior to the prostate. The urethra exits from the bladder and traverses the prostate before exiting to the penile urethra.

 

Osteoporosis Tutorial

Osteoporosis is accelerated bone loss. Normally, there is loss of bone mass with aging, perhaps 0.7% per year in adults. However, bone loss is greater in women past menopause than in men of the same age. The process of bone remodeling from resorption to matrix synthesis to mineralization normally takes about 8 months--a slow but constant process.

 

 

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