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Dementia is more than occasionally forgetting a name or a word – The Washington Post

But potential signs of the disorder could be forgetting how to get to a place you visit frequently or having problems with daily activities, such as eating, dre…

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Incidence increases dramatically as people move into their 90s. About 5 percent of those 71 to 79 have dementia, and about 37 percent of those about 90 live with it.
Older people may worry about their own loss of function as well as the cost and toll of caregiving for someone with dementia. A 2018 study estimated that the lifetime cost of care for a person with Alzheimers, the most common form of dementia, to be $329,360. That figure, too, will no doubt rise, putting even more burdens on family…

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Health department reports 1765 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths Sunday in Utah – KSL.com

The state health department Sunday is reporting 1,765 new test-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four deaths from the disease.

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SALT LAKE CITY In its daily update on the spread of the new coronavirus in Utah, the state health department Sunday is reporting 1,765 new test-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and four deaths from the disease.
The update comes as 8,702 more Utahns were reported to have been tested over Saturday’s numbers. Overall, the update brings Utah to 104,882 total confirmed cases and 572 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
In an email, the health department said the reported deaths were of:

  • A Washington…

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Top health official in Illinois breaks down announcing COVID-19 deaths – New York Post

Illinois’ top health official broke down as she announced the coronavirus death toll in the Prairie State.

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Illinois’ top health official broke down as she announced the coronavirus death toll in the Prairie State.
Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Illinois’ Public Health Director, on Friday first started sniffing loudly as she announced an extra 31 deaths, taking the state-wide total to 9,418 people who had succumbed to the pandemic.
“These are people who started with us in 2020 and won’t be with us at the Thanksgiving table,” Ezike said, struggling to also announce an extra 3,874 confirmed cases for a total of 36,433.

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COVID-19 in South Dakota: 1,063 total new cases; Death toll rises to 375; Active cases at 10,745 – KELOLAND.com

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — Nine new COVID-19 deaths were announced along with a new active case count record in the latest update from the South Dakota Department of…

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PIERRE, S.D. (KELO)  Nine new COVID-19 deaths were announced along with a new active case count record in the latest update from the South Dakota Department of Health.
The death toll increased to 375. There have been 152 deaths in October, the deadliest month of the pandemic in South Dakota.
On Sunday, 1,063 new coronavirus cases were reported, bringing the states total case count to 39,203, up from Saturday (38,141). The new deaths were three women and six men with one in the 70-79 age range and…

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