Can a Person With Dementia Draft a Will?

Can a Person With Dementia Draft a Will?

Last Updated: January 23, 2019 Assisting a parent or senior loved one in planning for the future with dementia can be difficult, but it is necessary. Time is of the essence and the more time that passes after a dementia diagnosis means there is less time for that person to participate in the planning process. Learn more […]

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How “Caregiver Education Days” Could Help Families Address Alzheimer’s

How “Caregiver Education Days” Could Help Families Address Alzheimer’s

No one can be fully prepared for the challenges of Alzheimer’s caregiving, but there are ways that we can better prepare caregivers for the demands the disease brings. That’s why one organization is encouraging caregivers to participate in “Caregiver Education Days.” Learn more about how Caregiver Education Days can help caregivers prepare for the challenges […]

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7 Technological Innovations for Those With Dementia

7 Technological Innovations for Those With Dementia

Last Updated: January 9, 2019 While time has not brought a cure for dementia, it has brought new technological innovations which can ease the caregiving burden and help keep those diagnosed more comfortable and safe. Learn more about these innovations for dementia and how they can help your parents and senior loved ones. 10 Technological […]

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Japanese City Confronts Dementia Through Community Care

Japanese City Confronts Dementia Through Community Care

Last Updated: January 2, 2019 Japan is well-known for its community-centric culture, but many people are unaware of how the country’s culture extends to the dementia epidemic. Japan is confronting the disease through training programs, equipping its citizens to know how to identify signs of dementia and prevent wandering. Learn more about how Japan is launching training sessions […]

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What Japan’s Dementia Communities Can Teach Us About Memory Care in the U.S.

What Japan’s Dementia Communities Can Teach Us About Memory Care in the U.S.

The dementia epidemic is global and even countries like Japan, with high life-expectancy rates, are facing a caregiving and healthcare crisis as they deal with the impact of the disease. Learn about Japan’s dementia communities and how their response to their own epidemic can help other countries create more encouraging and empowering spaces for people living […]

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Top Tips for Dementia Caregiving

Top Tips for Dementia Caregiving

Last Updated: December 24, 2018 The holidays are full of family, fun and tradition, but for some caregivers and people living with dementia, this season can also be incredibly stressful. The holidays bring added obligations like an increased demand on finances, visits from extended family and other stressors which can make the season overwhelming for all. […]

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What Does Osteoporosis Have to Do With Dementia?

What Does Osteoporosis Have to Do With Dementia?

A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease is taking a look at the impact that osteoporosis has on the risk of dementia.  Learn more about the 54 million Americans that have been diagnosed with the condition and how it is associated with a 1.2-fold increase in the risk of the disease. Conditions That Increase the Risk […]

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