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 Tuesday December 27, 2011 - Issue #66

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From The Editor

Gary Barg - Editor-in-chiefThe Harry Johns Interview

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.

Editor-in-Chief Gary Barg sat down for a wide ranging conversation with Harry Johns, the association’s president & CEO.

Gary Barg: Tell me about the clinical trial education campaign.

Harry Johns: Gary, I worked in the health field for a long time and as you well know, medical science is impeded by the lack of participation in clinical trials across medical research. That is particularly problematic for Alzheimer’s disease...continued

Take care

Gary Barg


Feature Article

Caregivers New Year's Resolution
By Kristine Dwyer, LSW

In this new year, I will……….

Learn to take one hour out of each day just for myself to read, enjoy a hot bath, journal my thoughts or call a friend...continued

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Guest Column

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Schedule an Eye Exam

Early Diagnosis and Treatment Can Lessen Effects of Glaucoma, the “Sneak Thief of Sight”

Many people are making New Year’s resolutions to improve their health. However, many may not be aware that an eye exam cannot only help to protect vision, it can uncover evidence of other diseases...continued


Popping the Cork: A New Year's Resolution for Caregivers
By Frances Maguire Paist

Before the ball drops in Times Square, promise yourself this year will be the year you become your own best caregiver. Resolve to do what thousands of others need to do – make time for yourself, because in so doing, you make your time with others better and more valuable...continued

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How do I go about finding a support group for caregivers? I am the caregiver of my mom with Alzheimer’s. I work and take care of the home. She has gotten worse and at times it is very trying. I have not found a local support group, but I feel there is one. Any suggestions?
[Editor’s Note:  If you haven’t already done so, please look on our Web site, resources, for a caregiver support group near you.]

Answer This Week's CareNote Support Group Directory. Click here for information about any caregiver support groups in your area.

Caregivers need your help. Please add information about your local support groups to our Support Group Directory. Include the name of the group, where and when it meets, city and state and support group leader contact information.

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Inside This Issue:

From the Editor
The Harry Johns Interview

Feature Article
Caregivers New Year's Resolution

Guest Column
Make a New Year's Resolution to Schedule an Eye Exam

Popping the Cork: A New Year's Resolution for Caregivers


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