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Learn about BrightFocus Foundation's support of Dementia Friendly America's grassroots movement to make cities and towns across the country welcoming places for those with dementia.
A person with Alzheimer’s can have great difficulty when undergoing a medical procedure, or during a hospital admission. Learn some helpful tips for talking with medical professionals about the special needs of your loved one.
It is not at all unusual for families to find themselves feuding when confronted with all the decisions of caring for an elder with Alzheimer's, or other long-term diseases of aging. Caregiver stress can run high and emotions can become frayed, but professional and objective guidance and resources are available for those who seek it. The resources mentioned in this article are good starting points for families who find themselves in this position.
This article discusses the most common type of dementia, resulting in 60 - 80 percent of all cases of dementia diagnoses.
Learn helpful approaches that can minimize the difficult behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Learn some helpful tips for coping with frustration and anger that often accompany Alzheimer’s disease caregiving.
Learn more about the connections between Alzheimer's disease and diabetes.
This article explores how depression affects individuals with Alzheimer's disease (AD), what treatment options are available, potential complications and side effects, and recent relevant research.
Learn the facts about mild cognitive impairment, including how it is diagnosed and why early recognition is very important.
Over the last ten years, many studies have documented the impact Alzheimer’s disease is having on caregivers, caregiving employees, their employers, and on the economy. The numbers are staggering and growing.