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Six non-drug strategies to help deal with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a long-lived ordeal for the elderly of the twenty-first century.

By 2050, the incidence of Alzheimer’s is expected to reach 135 million worldwide, from only about 24 million today.

What is even more alarming is…

The 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Explained

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Everyone has heard of Alzheimer’s disease, but despite its rising popularity in the vocabulary of the general public, most people do not actually comprehend what it means to suffer from this terminal illness.

Often used interchangeably with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease is one of the…

Life Lessons taught by one of the world’s most renowned diseases

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An incurable disease affecting an estimated 24 million people worldwide, Alzheimer’s may seem like a thundercloud with no silver lining. It is a constant fog, raining feelings of loss and grief for a life that has yet to finish…

A guide covering all the basics of current and upcoming drug treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

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Drug development for Alzheimer’s disease is an arduous process. For the last 18 years, the Alzheimer’s space has lacked success- until the recent FDA approval of a new drug with huge potential.

The Origins of Alzheimer’s Disease

In 1906, Dr…

A look at the inequalities faced by minorities when it comes to dementia.

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By the year 2060, the number of Alzheimer’s disease cases in the U.S. is predicted to increase to about 14 million with the largest increase being seen in Hispanic and African Americans. Alzheimer’s cases in Hispanic people…

FDA Approves First New Drug in Decades for Alzheimer’s Treatment

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common brain disorders in adults over the age of 60 for which currently there is no cure.

Simply put, Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly damages learning, thinking, and memory- resulting…

A guide on what to expect when you first become a caregiver.

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When you first become a caregiver, having many new responsibilities can be daunting. You might have to adjust from working full-time to becoming a full-time caregiver, you might have to balance a full-time job and caregiving, and you might have children that you also need to care for. …

Helpful ideas to help with long-distance caregiving responsibilities

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“Out of sight, out of mind” goes the saying, but for a long-distance caregiver this could not be further from the truth. …

A quick crash course for caregivers.

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Finding and choosing family caregiver support programs can be a daunting task. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about these programs in order to help you decide which ones are the best fit for you, your family and your loved one.

Q: What types of family caregiver support…

What it’s really like to live away from a loved one in memory care

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If you’ve ever been in a long-distance relationship- you know how it feels to be apart from a loved one. But what if this loved one was your mom or dad- suffering from dementia?

Prior to the pandemic locking households away from one another, the challenge of looking after loved…


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