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Alzheimer's- The Science of Prevention- Episode 5

We're not medical professionals and we don't pretend to be. All information, content, and material of this website/blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. These are some of Helayne's key takeaways from this amazing series featuring Dr. Perlmutter, Dr. Bredesen and other scientists. Originally shared July of 2019, we recommend you sign up for the "docuseries" and take in all the details for yourself! DAY 5: July 21st, Diabetes and Alzheimer’s - A Not So Sweet Connection Experience More Energy & Protect Your Brain with Balanced Blood Sugar, Unc

The Judge's Seat?

Bull's friend Medusa is taking over the blog this week. And some of the files... Some of the best captions we've seen: "The Honorable Judge Medusa has been seated, Court may begin." "Medusa takes what she will." "A true advoCAT." "If I fit, you must acquit working and pet me." "No puuuuurrrr-jury here!"

Alzheimer's- The Science of Prevention- Episode 4

We're not medical professionals and we don't pretend to be. All information, content, and material of this website/blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. These are some of Helayne's key takeaways from this amazing series featuring Dr. Perlmutter, Dr. Bredesen and other scientists. Originally shared July of 2019, we recommend you sign up for the "docuseries" and take in all the details for yourself! DAY 4: July 20th, How to Change Your Brain For the Better Take Control of Your Genetic Destiny Learn how to harness some of the most exciting dis

Alzheimer's- The Science of Prevention- Episode 2

We're not medical professionals and we don't pretend to be. All information, content, and material of this website/blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. These are some of Helayne's key takeaways from this amazing series featuring Dr. Perlmutter, Dr. Bredesen and other scientists. Originally shared July of 2019, we recommend you sign up for the "docuseries" and take in all the details for yourself! DAY 2: July 18th, Untangling Alzheimer’s Build Confidence in Your Prevention Strategy Get cutting-edge information on how Alzheimer’s develops an

Day 1: Highlights of the World Premier of Alzheimer’s - The Science of Prevention

We're not medical professionals and we don't pretend to be. All information, content, and material of this website/blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. There's growing research on the impacts of a dietary regimen on neurological disorders. We want to share Dr. Perlmutter's, and others’, findings with you. If this is something that interests you, we recommend you sign up for the "docuseries" and consult with a medical professional. DAY 1: July 17th, The Alzheimer’s Epidemic Understand Alzheimer’s & Start Creating Your Prevention Plan Begin

Legislative Update from the Coalition on Aging

Helayne and the Elder Law and Life Care Planning Center team would like to pass along this update from the Coalition on Aging. Please be aware of steps the Coalition on Aging is taking. From the Coalition on Aging: As you are aware, the Governor vetoed the budget bill sent to him by the General Assembly and is currently working on a proposed budget to send back to the legislature. On June 30, we sent the following communication to the Governor by way of his e-mail communication portal with copies to Lee Lilley, his Director of Legislative Affairs, and top officials in the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services. June 30, 2019 Dear Governor Cooper: We are writing to you on behalf of the NC Coa

Sharing More: Diet and Neurological Impacts

We're not medical professionals and we don't pretend to be. All information, content, and material of this website/blog is for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. There's growing research on the impacts of a dietary regimen on neurological disorders. We want to share Dr. Perlmutter's, and other's, findings with you. If this is something that interests you, we recommend you sign up for the "docuseries" and consult with a medical professional. Join us for the World Premiere of Alzheimer’s - The Science of Prevention, CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Helayne hers

Bull has it Ruff

Bull finds a soft place to land in his very busy life as the Elder Law and Life Care Planning Center's mascot and takes a snooze. Did we mention how busy he is?

Checklist for Medicare Outpatient Therapy “Improvement Standard” Denials

Checklist for Medicare Outpatient Therapy “Improvement Standard” Denials With support from the John A. Hartford Foundation, the Center for Medicare Advocacy has produced a new Checklist to help Medicare beneficiaries and their families respond to unfair Medicare denials for outpatient therapy based on an erroneous “Improvement Standard.” The Checklist outlines the coverage criteria for outpatient therapy and emphasizes language from the Jimmo Settlement Agreement. Per the Settlement, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revised the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual to clearly disavow any notion that individuals receiving outpatient therapy must improve in order for their care to b

Elder Justice "No Harm" Newsletter - Issue 10

Elder Justice: What "No Harm" Really Means for Residents is a newsletter published by the Center for Medicare Advocacy and the Long Term Care Community Coalition. The purpose of the newsletter is to provide residents, families, friends, and advocates information on what exactly a "no harm” deficiency is and what it means to nursing home residents. Our latest issue has real stories from nursing homes in New York, New Jersey, Michigan, and Washington. Some examples of “no harm” deficiencies featured in this issue include a resident being dropped onto the floor and another resident being sexually assaulted. To read the latest issue of the newsletter or to access past issues, please visit:http:/

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