Category: Alzheimer’s Disease

The Alzheimer’s Research Milestones We Can Now Celebrate

With so much negative news in 2020, it’s worth reflecting on some of the wonderful achievements the past year brought – such as advancements in Alzheimer’s research. Katie McDonough, director of programs and services for the Alzheimer’s Association, shares, “There are many things that we’re learning and it’s an exciting time for Alzheimer’s research.” 

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Can You Detect Senior Depression in Your Aging Parents Over Zoom?

The isolation and fear brought on by COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the wellbeing of older adults, with nearly half of seniors surveyed in a Kaiser Family Foundation poll stating that their level of stress and worry was negatively impacting their health. And while it still may be unsafe to visit in person with senior […]

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The Benefits of an Alzheimer’s Memory Book for Older Adults

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss Memories are the glue that bind together our past experiences with who we are today; and for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease, confusion surrounding these memories can have a serious impact. One of our goals to help […]

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Differentiating Alzheimer’s and Forgetfulness

You altogether forgot about the doctor’s appointment scheduled for last week, misplaced your sunglasses for the umpteenth time, and cannot remember the name of your new neighbor for the life of you. Is all of this simply an ordinary part of growing older, or could the link between early onset Alzheimer’s disease and forgetfulness be […]

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