Dementia: When Do You Announce a Diagnosis?

Dementia: When Do You Announce a Diagnosis?

Over 5.7 million Americans are living with dementia today. Unfortunately, even with such a staggering number of people coping with the diagnosis, a stigma still exists and it can be very difficult to share such a devastating diagnosis with co-workers, family members and friends. So, how do you know when it’s time? Read these tips […]

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How Does “Move for Minds” Benefit Alzheimer’s?

How Does “Move for Minds” Benefit Alzheimer’s?

An annual Alzheimer’s disease fundraising event created by author, journalist and the former First Lady of California, Maria Shriver, “Move for Minds” is benefiting the disease by educating and supporting men and women across the United States on cognitive and physical health. Learn more about the initiative and how to get involved in honor of […]

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How to Raise Awareness for Alzheimer’s on the Longest Day

How to Raise Awareness for Alzheimer’s on the Longest Day

Last Updated: June 4, 2019 June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Take the opportunity to show your support for Alzheimer’s disease this summer on the Longest Day, where thousands will come together to raise awareness for the disease.> Learn more about how you can participate on June 21, 2019. How to Raise Awareness for Alzheimer’s […]

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Diagnosis Matters: Is It Alzheimer’s or Another Dementia?

Diagnosis Matters: Is It Alzheimer’s or Another Dementia?

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are two terms often used interchangeably. However, the two conditions are different and diagnosing the cause of impaired cognition is incredibly important. Learn more about other conditions that cause dementia and why getting the correct diagnosis is important. Why an Alzheimer’s or Another Dementia Diagnosis Matters It is not uncommon for […]

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10 Caregiver Tips for Traveling With Alzheimer’s

10 Caregiver Tips for Traveling With Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: May 3, 2019 Summer is just around the corner and for many of us, that means fun family vacations. These vacations can turn stressful, however, for caregivers who are traveling with a parent or senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Although it can be overwhelming, foresight and proper preparation make it possible. Learn more from these […]

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