UPDATE ON PARKINSON’S  “ROAD TO THE CURE” PROJECT

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THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC)  “…important that the drugs capable of modifying the disease have an easy access to the central nervous system.” We are thrilled that world science in the neuro-degenerative disease world is moving ahead at lightening speeds. ICBI’s SMART molecules still appear to be superior to other alpha-syn … [Read more...]

EINSTEIN AND BILLY GRAHAM

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Billy Graham is now 96 years old with Parkinson’s disease. In January 2000 leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina invited ‘their favorite son’, Billy Graham, to a luncheon in his honor. Billy initially hesitated to accept the invitation because he struggles with Parkinson’s disease. But the Charlotte leaders said, ‘We don’t expect a major address. … [Read more...]

6 WAYS DOGS HELP EASE DEPRESSION SYMPTOMS

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Therese Borchard  | EverydayHealth.com Dogs, of course, are good for depression. Both of my dogs have helped me with my moods more than I thought was capable of things that don’t speak English. In loving memory of Sonny and his sister Sara, here are just six ways dogs enhance our mental health. 1. Dogs offer unconditional love and acceptance. … [Read more...]

MEDI-CAL “SPOUSAL IMPOVERISHMENT” FIGURES FOR 2015

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William R. Remery, Esq. A Member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys The California Department of Health Services has issued the revised “Spousal Resource Allowance” and “Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance” figures for 2015. These are the figures which are used in determining eligibility for Long Term Medi-Cal, which pays … [Read more...]

COMMON MYTHS OF HOSPICE CARE DEBUNKED

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FIVE THINGS YOU MAY THINK ABOUT HOSPICE THAT AREN’T TRUE Jacob Edward | March 6, 2015 In the past 40 years, attitudes towards death and dying in America and much of the rest of the world have slowly changed. The hospice movement has grown considerably and now constitutes its own segment of the health care system. Prior to hospice, people … [Read more...]