September 21 Marks World Alzheimer’s Day

September 21 Marks World Alzheimer’s Day

The international campaign sponsored by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), “World Alzheimer’s Day” is a global effort to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia. Learn more about September 21, 2019, World Alzheimer’s Day, and how you can make a positive impact for a cure this month. A Global Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease The […]

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Make a Difference During World Alzheimer’s Month

Make a Difference During World Alzheimer’s Month

Last Updated: August 29, 2019 September is World Alzheimer’s Month and it’s an ideal time to get involved, help raise awareness and show support so we can one day find a cure for the disease. When my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2005, it suddenly all made sense. She hadn’t been herself for some time, […]

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How Technology Can Help People With Alzheimer’s Avoid Emergency Rooms

How Technology Can Help People With Alzheimer’s Avoid Emergency Rooms

Many Americans are turning to technology in hopes of detecting or preventing medical conditions or diseases, like Alzheimer’s. More than just expensive, emergency room visits for senior loved ones with the disease can be confusing and traumatizing. Learn more about the importance of avoiding unnecessary trips to emergency rooms for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease […]

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Memory Aids for Seniors With Dementia

Memory Aids for Seniors With Dementia

Those who are newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia often become frustrated by forgetting the simple things in life — doctor’s appointments, people’s names, phone numbers, when to take medications, etc. There are a variety of memory aids that seniors with dementia can use to help alleviate some of this frustration, […]

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5 Myths About Natural Supplements for Alzheimer’s

5 Myths About Natural Supplements for Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: July 23, 2019 The health of the human brain is impacted by diet, but do products like herbs and other natural supplements affect its health? The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) explains to us the impact that natural supplements have on the brain, and if any have been shown to be effective in fighting the effects […]

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Alzheimer’s Brain Map Published by Scientists

Alzheimer’s Brain Map Published by Scientists

A recent study on the differences between healthy brains and those affected by Alzheimer’s disease has revealed a brain map, now freely available online for any scientist. A team of researchers from the University of Auckland, Bristol, Liverpool and Manchester successfully published the most comprehensive map of the Alzheimer’s brain. Learn more about the Alzheimer’s […]

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