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Beating Alzheimer's disease is proving to be a huge challenge, but new tests that show that the disease may start long before symptoms are noticed. If researchers are on the right path, a new test may help find the disease before damage is done, thereby giving people hope that a cure could stop the mind-robber in its tracks. The New York Times article Finding Alzheimer’s Before a Mind Fails offers some exciting progress in this research.

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Alzheimers' on the Rise. New Book Helps Caregivers.

On one side are millions of people suffering with
Alzheimer�s.

On the other side are 50 million caregivers in the U.S. who take care of them without proper training and preparation.

In the middle is a woman on a mission.

Bonnie McGovern is a leading advocate for caregivers caring for a loved one. She�s written a book titled Taking Care of Barbara A Journey Through Life
and Alzheimer�s and 29 Insights for Caregivers.
The book was inspired by a real life story Bonnie
experienced while caring for her sister 10 years.

In the book readers will learn:

* Secrets to maintaining the patient�s hygiene
* An amazing strategy on how the caregiver can stay healthy (40% of caregivers die before the person they care for)
* What are the 3 stages of Alzheimer�s
* What are the 2 most important documents caregivers must have
* What to do when a loved one passes over

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