Alzheimer's Care Resources
October 6, 2016
In America today, Alzheimer's disease is on the rise. 5.4 million people live with the illness, including one in eight adults aged 65 and over. In the next 20 years, it is projected that Alzheimer's will affect one in four Americans, matching the current frequency of obesity and diabetes.
September 6, 2016
If you and your aging loved one are exploring senior care options, the process might feel overwhelming at first. After you determine what type of care is necessary—for both their current needs as well as those they might encounter in the future—the next step is to learn more about the costs.
August 16, 2016
When a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, there’s no way to know how quickly their symptoms may progress. But when you are dealing with memory loss, it’s best to be proactive. Moving them to a senior living community before their memory impairment is too bad might be the best option to pursue.
June 22, 2016
Successful aging requires a holistic approach, which includes caring for the mind, body and spirit. While there is still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, a wide variety of studies over the years have shown that there are steps you can take to encourage brain health.
June 8, 2016
If a senior you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you will stop at nothing to try and find a cure. While there is no definitive cure for the disease, researchers are working on discovering new treatments and preventative measures every day.
May 17, 2016
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. It is characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function and deterioration of daily life. Alzheimer’s currently affects over 5 million Americans. People who are diagnosed with the disease have problems with memory, behavior and thinking. These issues often cause feelings of frustration and anger in both the patient and the caregiver.