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Monday, April 5, 2021

Are Granny Cams Allowed in Utah Assisted Living Facilities?

In Utah,  pursuant to Utah Code Sec. 26-21-303, A resident or the resident's legal representative may operate or install a monitoring device in the resident's room if...

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Beware of Common Scams Targeting Senior Citizens

Older individuals are often targeted for scams through platforms like facebook, telephone, internet and mail.  There are recourses such as the Consumer Protection Division of the Utah Department of Commerce, but prevention is best.  Below are some of the most common scams targeting seniors.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Can We Prevent Alzheimer's? Kathie Brown Roberts, P.C.

Can We Prevent Alzheimer’s?


There is no evidence that anything can prevent Alzheimer’s. But there are some things we can do to help slow memory loss and cognitive impairment. These include improving sleep quality, getting regular exercise, controlling blood pressure, engaging in cognitive training and changing eating habits.


Improve Sleep Quality: If you, your sleeping partner or a roommate suspect you have sleep apnea, get tested and follow through with any recommended treatment. Other sleep disrupters include restless leg syndrome, insomnia, jet lag, sleepwalking, night terrors, and stress.
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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Alzheimer's and Sleep: NYU School of Medicine- Rutger's Study

New York University School of Medicine, Rutgers School of Public Health


In this study, published in the journal Neurology, researchers at New York University School of Medicine and Rutgers School of Public Health found that sleep apnea can lead to mild cognitive impairment (MCI) nearly 10 years earlier than in those who don’t suffer from breathing problems during sleep. And those with sleep apnea were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s an average of five years earlier than those without sleep issues.


Sleep apnea is common in older adults, affecting more than half of all men and a quarter of all women.
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Sunday, September 16, 2018

Poor Sleep and Alzheimer's...the Washington University Study. Kathie Brown Roberts P.C.

Washington University in St. Louis


In the second study, published in the journal Brain, a team from Washington University in St. Louis reported that sleep disruption raised levels of amyloid, the protein that clogs the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.
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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Healthy Aging Utah Summit, September 17, 2018 at Skaggs Catholic Center, Draper 5:30-7:30-Pre-Register Today

Join us for the first annual Healthy Aging Summit!  Crucial information for those who need to navigate the information in Utah for Alzheimer's, dementia, and how to get care for those we love.  Here's the line up:

1.      Main speaker:  John Kauwe, Ph.D., professor and chair of Biology Department at BYU

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Poor Sleep and Alzheimer's...the Boston Study. Kathie Brown Roberts P.C

Boston University School of Medicine


This study, conducted by a team from Boston University School of Medicine, was published in the journal Neurology.
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Monday, September 3, 2018

VA Teleheath System Introduction. Kathie Brown Roberts P..C.

On June 11, the Department of Veterans Affairs passed a major milestone with the introduction of a telehealth system known as “anywhere-to-anywhere.” This system allows qualified practitioners to access the VA’s telehealth system and provide care to patients across the nation.

A major advantage of this system is that it gives physicians the ability to determine if the patient needs to receive care at one of the already crowded VA facilities, or if care would be better received at home or a community care center. Inside the VA clinics, the telehealth system allows patients and local caregivers to connect digitally with physicians and specialists across the VA system. There is another option that launched June 2017, known as the VA Video Connect application.
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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Hybrid Long Term Care Insurance Policies, Right for You? Kathie Brown Roberts P.C.

Privately paying for long term care for you or your loved ones...what are the possibilities?

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