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Younger family members also feel the pain of Alzheimer’s

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At age 25, Katherine Schultz didn’t expect to sidetrack her business career to return home to help care for her father, diagnosed with dementia at age 62.

Ohio Alzheimer’s and Dementia Deaths Trending HiDuring the Pandemic; Families’ Pain Heightened

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Since the coronavirus pandemic began, people with Alzheimer’s and dementia have been dying in numbers higher than the five-year average for this time frame.

Ohio Alzheimer’s and Dementia Deaths Trending Higher During the Pandemic; Families’ Pain Heightened

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Since the coronavirus pandemic began, people with Alzheimer’s and dementia have been dying in numbers higher than the five-year average for this time frame.

Ohio Alzheimer’s and Dementia Deaths Trending Higher During the Pandemic; Families’ Pain Heightened

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Since the coronavirus pandemic began, people with Alzheimer’s and dementia have been dying in numbers higher than the five-year average for this time frame.

House of Representatives Passes Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA)

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Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure Adequate, Well-Trained Palliative Care Workforce to Address Nation’s Caregiving Needs

Alzheimer's Association Launches Its First Comprehensive Neuroscience Conference November 9-10, 2020

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AAIC® Neuroscience Next to focus on discovery science from early-career researchers

Alzheimer's Association Launches Pilot Program to Connect Dementia Care Experts With Assisted-Living Communities

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ECHO Model to Emphasize High-Quality, Person-Centered Care in Long-Term, Community-Based Care Settings

Playing the Mind's Soundtrack

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For Some Living With Dementia, Music Can Unlock Memories and Improve Quality of Life

Losing Gene Wilder

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Karen Wilder on Her Husband Gene's Battle With Alzheimer’s

Friends Through It All

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Actors Nikki DeLoach, Ashley Williams Lean On Each Other as Parents Face Dementia

Dental Care

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Read about how to help a person with dementia maintain good oral health.

Aggression and Anger

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Aggressive behaviors can occur suddenly, with no apparent reason, or result from a frustrating situation.

Late-Stage Caregiving

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The late stage of Alzheimer's usually requires intensive care. As caregiver, your role focuses on preserving quality of life and dignity.

End-of-Life Planning

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After diagnosis of Alzheimer's or other dementia, care and end-of-life planning can be difficult. Get facts on hospice, DNR and more to help you plan ahead.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Answers for Dementia Caregivers and People Living with Alzheimer's

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Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for people living with Alzheimer's and dementia? Get answers to FAQs for people living with the disease and their caregivers.

Hospice Care

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Caregiver Depression

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Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.

Abuse

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Those with Alzheimer's and other dementias are vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Learn types and signs of abuse and how to report an incident or concern.

Anxiety and Agitation

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A person with dementia may become restless or upset in certain places when focused on specific details.

Spring 2017

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Hallucinations

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Some hallucinations may be frightening to a person with Alzheimer's, while others may involve ordinary visions from the past.

Dementia and Driving

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Guidance on driving safety related to dementia, vision & older drivers. Includes videos, tips & resources to help you deal with this difficult topic.

#ENDALZ Athletes

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Stages of Alzheimer's

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Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages.

Glossary

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Glossary

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Professional Training

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Professional Education

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people with dementia.

Web-based Training

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Being a caregiver doesn't come with an instruction manual, but there are resources available to help gain caregiving skills and practical advice.

Professional Resources

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills.

Professional Training

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We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills

For Professionals

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Dan Cohen

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My personal experience with Alzheimer’s disease stems from my maternal grandfather being diagnosed in the mid-2000s.

Evan Haynes-Knepper

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I lost my grandfather almost two years ago & saw what Alzheimer’s is and how destructive this disease is.

Volunteer Spotlight: Ruth Keilen

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Meet Ruth Keilen, a volunteer support group facilitator in Myrtle Beach whose group provides "a safety valve of understanding."

Brighton resident named 2020 Advocate of the Year on World Alzheimer’s Day

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Brighton resident Lauren Kovach was named the 2020 Advocate of the Year today — World Alzheimer’s Day.

Jackson® joins the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Jackson National Life Insurance Company® will join the Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter as a 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Elite Level Sponsor.

Why I'm Fighting Alzheimer's on The Longest Day

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My dad’s battle with Alzheimer’s was a roller coaster. With support of family, friends, and the Association, we were able to create lifelong memories.

How To Help a Loved One Cope with Dementia

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Navigating life when a loved one has dementia.

Yolonda Simon

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My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's & I want to help other families/caregivers to be better educated on ways to help their loved ones with Alzheimer's.

Caregiver Q&A with Kanu (KC) Mehta

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To mark National Family Caregivers Month, we're recognizing a few of the more than 518,000 Michigan family members and friends serving as caregivers.

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