Dementia

IGC Pharma Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2024 Results

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Saturday, February 17, 2024

IGC Pharma, Inc. (“IGC” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: IGC) today announced its financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2024 ended December 31, 2023 (Q3 FY 2024).

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  • IGC Pharma, Inc. (“IGC” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: IGC) today announced its financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2024 ended December 31, 2023 (Q3 FY 2024).
  • IGC is optimistic that the success in Mexico can pave the way for additional patent approvals in the U.S. and Europe.
  • We are working hard to obtain interim results in 2024.
  • With modest pricing and conservative market penetration IGC-AD1 can potentially be a block buster drug,” said Ram Mukunda, CEO of IGC Pharma.

Carewell Celebrates the Heart of Caregiving with 2024 Caregiver Award Winners

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Friday, February 16, 2024

MIAMI, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Carewell, the leading e-commerce resource for caregivers, today announced the winners of its 2024 Carewell Caregiver Awards, celebrating caregivers' compassion, selflessness and devotion. The Caregiver Awards, which recognize the diversity of caregiver relationships beyond traditional ones, are sponsored by Attends, a leader in adult incontinence products.

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  • MIAMI, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Carewell , the leading e-commerce resource for caregivers, today announced the winners of its 2024 Carewell Caregiver Awards, celebrating caregivers' compassion, selflessness and devotion.
  • The Caregiver Awards, which recognize the diversity of caregiver relationships beyond traditional ones, are sponsored by Attends, a leader in adult incontinence products.
  • To recognize the many forms of caregiving, the Caregiver Awards had six varying categories, with $10,000 in total prizes.The categories and winners included:
    Parent Caregiver Award: Stephanie Stanley, for her dedication as the full-time caregiver to her son Peyton, who faces severe health challenges.
  • Companion Caregiver Award: Jason Castro, for his compassion and support for his girlfriend with cerebellar hypoplasia.

CrownLine to Launch 'Jupiter Column': Community for People to Leverage Proprietary Method Illuminating Human Relationship Chemistry

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Friday, February 16, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CrownLine (www.crownline.io), a company focused on illuminating human relationship chemistry, announced it will launch in the month of March 2024 "Jupiter Column", the community of CrownLine. Available to members via subscription, people can learn, and personally benefit from, the CROWNLINE Method to enhance and understand their human relationships -- be they identifying and connecting with individuals for friendship, family, business, potential significant others, and even a soulmate.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CrownLine ( www.crownline.io ), a company focused on illuminating human relationship chemistry, announced it will launch in the month of March 2024 "Jupiter Column", the community of CrownLine.
  • CrownLine Founder and CEO Todd Anthony Person has spent over two decades studying and building the foundation that would become the CrownLine Method.
  • The deck of playing cards was originally used as a calendar: there are 52 cards representing the 52 weeks in the year.
  • "Having confidence in one's relationships is key to mental health, and CrownLine intends to develop mentorship programs as part of its community relations efforts," commented Person.

Belmont Village Senior Living Highlights the Importance of Caregivers’ Mental Health on National Caregivers Day

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Friday, February 16, 2024

As the number of caregivers grow in the United States, Belmont Village Senior Living , a leading developer, owner and operator of senior living communities, recognizes the importance of supporting caregivers, especially their mental health, this National Caregivers Day, Feb. 16, 2024.

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  • As the number of caregivers grow in the United States, Belmont Village Senior Living , a leading developer, owner and operator of senior living communities, recognizes the importance of supporting caregivers, especially their mental health, this National Caregivers Day, Feb. 16, 2024.
  • “Of the nearly 48 million caregivers, 26% are caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, which can have a tremendous impact on a caregiver’s mental health,” said Joyce Mahoney, CTRS, APRS, Regional Vice President of Memory Care and Programming, Belmont Village Senior Living.
  • It may seem overwhelming for caregivers to arrange time for themselves, so Belmont Village Senior Living has outlined tips and resources for caregivers.
  • Prioritizing the physical and mental health of caregivers not only benefits the caregiver, but their loved one they are taking care of.

Candidates’ aging brains are factors in the presidential race − 4 essential reads

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Friday, February 16, 2024

The leading contenders in the 2024 presidential election are two of the three oldest people ever to serve as president.

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  • The leading contenders in the 2024 presidential election are two of the three oldest people ever to serve as president.
  • Both Biden and Trump have faced criticism about what can appear to be obvious signs of aging, including questions about their memory and cognitive abilities.
  • Scholars writing for The Conversation U.S. have discussed various aspects of how aging affects people’s brains.
  • Key factors include the strength of a person’s social connections, as well as their sleeping habits, water consumption, exercise and diet.

HomeWell Franchising Celebrates Record-Setting Results from 2023

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Today, HomeWell released its 2023 franchise development and financial results.

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  • Today, HomeWell released its 2023 franchise development and financial results.
  • 2023 Annual Growth Financial Results:
    “It’s clear that 2023 was a pivotal chapter for us,” said Crystal Franz, CEO of HomeWell Franchising.
  • Building on the success of the Zero-Initial-Franchise-Fee, HomeWell introduced its new conversion initiative in 2023.
  • For more information on HomeWell or to explore franchise opportunities, visit HomeWell Care Services or HomeWell Care Services Franchising .

The Rainwater Charitable Foundation Announces 2024 Rainwater Prize Winners, Dr. Virginia Man-Yee Lee and Dr. Cristian Lasagna-Reeves, for Ongoing Contributions to Scientific Understanding of Tau in the Brain

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rainwater Charitable Foundation, one of the largest independent funders of neurodegenerative research that enables field-advancing programs, resources and breakthrough solutions for primary tauopathies, today announced Virginia Man-Yee Lee, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, will be awarded the 2024 Outstanding Innovation in Neurodegenerative Disease Research Prize of $400,000, and Cristian Lasagna-Reeves, Ph.D., M.S., Indiana University School of Medicine will be awarded the Rainwater Prize for Innovative Early-Career Scientist of $200,000. The prizes will be presented during the Tau2024 Global Conference on March 25-26, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

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  • The Rainwater Prize Program , now in its fifth year, aims to highlight and support scientific progress toward addressing critical gaps for neurodegenerative diseases associated with the accumulation of the tau protein in the brain.
  • Currently, Dr. Lasagna-Reeves' lab focuses on understanding the role of tau in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
  • Dr. Lasagna-Reeves winning this year's Early-Career Prize recognizes the scientific discoveries that could lead to a potential new therapeutic approach for tauopathies.
  • We're proud to support their research and provide resources that may contribute to potential future breakthroughs in our understanding of tau."

InventHelp Inventor Develops New Garage Door Closer Reminder (CCT-4849)

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- "I thought there should be a way to notify you if you forget to close the garage door," said an inventor, from Cincinnati, Ohio, "so I invented the GARAGE DOOR CLOSER REMINDER.

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  • PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- "I thought there should be a way to notify you if you forget to close the garage door," said an inventor, from Cincinnati, Ohio, "so I invented the GARAGE DOOR CLOSER REMINDER.
  • The patent-pending invention provides an effective reminder to close the garage door.
  • In doing so, it prevents the user from forgetting and leaving the garage door open.
  • 22-CCT-4849, InventHelp, 100 Beecham Drive, Suite 110, Pittsburgh, PA 15205-9801, or call (412) 288-1300 ext.

Clearwater Living's Jill Zimmerman takes on Expanded Role as Director of Resident Engagement and Wellbeing

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearwater Living® , a real estate and property management company dedicated to the ownership, operation and development of high-quality senior living communities, announced today that Jill Zimmerman will be taking on new responsibilities in an expanded role as director of resident engagement and wellbeing.

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  • NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearwater Living® , a real estate and property management company dedicated to the ownership, operation and development of high-quality senior living communities, announced today that Jill Zimmerman will be taking on new responsibilities in an expanded role as director of resident engagement and wellbeing.
  • Zimmerman is a certified grief coach that joined Clearwater Living in 2019 as the lifestyle director for Clearwater at Sonoma Hills.
  • Clearwater Living believes purposeful connections with others, shared experiences and community involvement is integral to health and wellbeing.
  • Diverse programs, amenities, and events promote physical activity, stimulate the mind, encourage social engagement and provide an environment that's perfect for effortless living.

Alzheimer's Research & Therapy: Linus Health Digital Clock and Recall Test Detects Early Cognitive Impairment in Over 80% of Patients Who Were Misclassified in Commonly Used Paper-Based Test

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

BOSTON, Feb. 13, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- A proprietary cognitive assessment from Linus Health, a digital health company focused on enabling early detection of Alzheimer's and other dementias, outperforms the most commonly used paper-based assessment in detecting early mild cognitive impairment and dementia and with less ethnic and racial bias, according to a peer-reviewed study recently published in the prestigious medical journal Alzheimer's Research & Therapy.

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  • The body of research confirms the most recent findings that the DCR outperforms a commonly used traditional cognitive test, the MMSE, in detecting early signs of cognitive impairment, and is more accurate overall in classifying mild cognitive impairment and mild dementia.
  • More than 80% of Americans are unfamiliar with mild cognitive impairment, which can be an early stage of Alzheimer's Disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association.
  • Symptoms are also not always noticeable, leading to delayed screenings and potentially greater risk to patients' brain health.
  • In contrast, the DCR was able to detect cognitive impairment in more than 80% of those the MMSE misclassified.