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Medical alert companies review Elder care experts agree: The best medical alert system offers reliable equipment, transparent pricing and help at the push of a button. After tracking down all 27 nationwide providers, Reviews.com scored them on service, transparency and breadth of equipment. On paper, most medical alert companies look identical — the exact same…

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Culinary veteran gets things cookin’

PHOTO: Cedar Sinai Park Executive Chef John Morris   Residents at Cedar Sinai Park will taste the difference as John Morris, CEC, becomes the senior care organization’s executive chef. Morris oversees food service and nutrition programs for the assisted-living, long-term care and rehabilitation facilities on the nonprofit’s Southwest Portland campus. European trained in classical cuisines,…

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Shopping for homebound

PHOTOS: Shopping for seniors: above, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, left, and Oregon Department of Justice Communications Director Kristina Edmunson joined Store to Door volunteers for a grocery shopping trip for homebound seniors and people with disabilities. Below, Rosenblum also brought along DOJ tips to help vulnerable Oregonians stay out of the clutches of scammers….

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Israeli scientist working on Alzheimer’s vaccine

By Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel 21c June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease, affecting some 47 million people worldwide, for now remains an irreversible and fatal brain disorder. Taking a proactive approach, an Israeli brain researcher is developing a vaccine against this devastating disease. Most vaccines work by mounting an immune response toward…

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