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Learn about what Alzheimer's disease is, its symptoms & risk factors, treatment options and how to live with or care for someone with the disease.
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When a Parent Lives Alone and Has Alzheimer's: It Takes a Village

There are more than 5 million people in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s disease. An estimated 800,000 of those live alone. If you’ve ever been in a position to try to convince someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia to move from their home, you know it is difficult. A question that often arises is, “would it be safe to have my parent remain in their home, at least for a while?” The answer? It depends. Read more...

Is it Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia with Lewy Bodies?

Learn about dementia with Lewy bodies and how it differs from Alzheimer's disease. Read more...

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