Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know as You Age

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and symptoms usually develop slowly and gradually worsen over time. This article from Johns Hopkins outlines the signs, symptoms and stages of the disease. An estimated 5.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form …

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Holiday Hints for Alzheimer’s Caregivers: Preparing for Celebrations

For those with Alzheimer’s disease, the holidays can be a meaningful time and a reassuring link to past traditions. In this article, the National Institute on Aging offers some holiday tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers to make the season more joyous. Holidays can be meaningful, enriching times for both the person with Alzheimer’s disease and his …

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