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The expanded study will be the first large-scale investigation of how lifestyle interventions affect Alzheimer’s and dementia in the brain.
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Exercise increases blood flow to your brain, providing additional nourishment.
Aggressive behaviors can occur suddenly, with no apparent reason, or result from a frustrating situation.
Promising research is under way to find a treatment for Alzheimer's, delay its onset and prevent it from developing.
Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.
Learn 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to avoid burnout.
A person with dementia may become restless or upset in certain places when focused on specific details.
Like changes in memory and behavior, sleep changes somehow result from the impact of Alzheimer's on the brain.
Learn key lifestyle habits that can help keep your body and brain healthy.
If eating and nutrition have become a challenge, try these strategies to simplify mealtime.
Identifying depression in someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult, since dementia can cause some of the same symptoms.
Early-stage Alzheimer's and related dementia symptoms are mild and the main role of a caregiver is support.
Dementia is an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory and thinking skills.
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.
As Alzheimer's progresses, there are still ways to connect.
Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.
See which diets help reduce heart disease and may reduce the risk of dementia.
Learn about causes and how to respond to this common issue in the later stages of Alzheimer's.
Home safety is critical for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Learn about potential safety hazards and get home safety tips.
During the middle stages of Alzheimer's, the person living with dementia will need a greater level of care.
In-home care allows a person with Alzheimer's to stay in a familiar environment. It also can be of great assistance to caregivers.
Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.
Read about the benefits of receiving an early diagnosis.
From mental status testing to imaging, learn how Alzheimer's is diagnosed.
Different types of facilities provide different levels of care, depending on the person's needs.
The late stage of Alzheimer's usually requires intensive care. As caregiver, your role focuses on preserving quality of life and dignity.
It's normal to have feelings of loss as your life is changed by Alzheimer's.
Medicare, private insurance, or a group employee or retiree plan may provide coverage.
Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages.
Some hallucinations may be frightening to a person with Alzheimer's, while others may involve ordinary visions from the past.
Learn how to modify activities to enhance quality of life.
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.
Learn how Alzheimer's and dementia impacts individuals, caregivers and the nation.
Diagnosis of younger-onset brings unique challenges. Get information and resources to help you plan for family impact, work, financial and future care.
Learn about the latest research providing insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.
Education programs, which are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted, cover a variety of topics relating to memory loss and aging.
Key Lifestyle Changes that may Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline.
The Alzheimer's Association offers many educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer’s. These programs are free of charge.
Navigating life when a loved one has dementia.
We offer educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer's.
We offer several educational programs for families and individuals facing Alzheimer's.
Join us for educational programs and support groups in your area.
We offer a host of educational and support programs for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families. We also provide professional training opportunities.
Programs that offer education and support for individuals living with a memory or thinking disorder.
You are not alone. Join us for our regular and specialty caregiver support groups with locations throughout Long Island. Get the support you need.
If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia, you are not alone.
Our educational offerings are flagship sessions on Alzheimer's and dementia.
We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills and deliver better care to people with dementia and their families.
Join us November 14 at the Schoolcraft College VistaTech Center in Livonia for our fall conference.
Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Beaumont and Southeast Texas Area.
Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the East Texas Area.
Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Fort Bend Area.
We offer activities and education for those living in early stage or younger onset of Alzheimer's and related dementias.
Explore current openings on our team.
Join our team! Check out the employment opportunities currently available at our chapter.
The Heart of America Chapter serves 66 counties in Kansas and Missouri. We offer education and support services to those with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.
Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Bravos Valley Area.
Resources, community programs, support services, educational opportunities and more in the Katy & West Houston Area
We offer many educational programs each year that address the specific interests of the general public, individuals with the disease and their families.
Do something you love, for someone you love.
Free programs designed specifically for individuals living with an early-stage memory and thinking disorder and their loved ones.
Wellness retreats are held around the Hudson Valley for people with dementia and their caregivers.
Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
The Hudson Valley Chapter has a wide range of programs to help families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease.
We seek to be inclusive of the millions of people currently affected by Alzheimer's disease, their caregivers and the communities in which they live.
We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills, build stronger teams and deliver better care to people affected by dementia.
Get out and get active while socializing with others going through similar life journeys with our two Marquette based social engagement programs!
Start here if you are someone living with Alzheimer's or dementia.
Helping you confront challenges from within your immediate and extended family
View all of the Southeastern Virginia Early Stage Programs.
Support groups meet monthly to provide valuable information and social interaction
Activities that offer stimulation, socialization, purpose and dignity for people with dementia.
The Alzheimer's Association Louisiana Chapter offers a variety of educational, hands-on learning programs and workshops.
Alzheimer's related training for healthcare professionals
Very few seniors get tested for cognitive decline, advocates argue they should.
Being a caregiver is not easy, but you are not alone.
Social engagement opportunities for people with early memory loss are the best way to stay connected, active, and engaged in your community.
Arts Fusion creates an environment through the arts that promotes creative expression, interpersonal connections, and enjoyment for persons with dementia.
It's been said many times that we are stronger together
Join us November 30 at Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids for the Creating Meaningful Engagement Pathways to Positive Dementia Care Conference.
Summer heat can be a challenge for individuals dealing with dementia. The Alzheimer's Association recommends the following tips.
We are committed to helping professionals improve their knowledge and skills
Help members of your church, community or civic group better understand dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
Support groups are confidential meetings of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer's, or their caregivers.
Alzheimer's Military Task Force announced to help local troops and veterans with dementia-related disorders.
The Caregiver Center offers convenient online training to help with care giving skills and practical advice.
Everyone needs a break. Respite care provides carepartners a temporary rest from caregiving.
Find an education program near you
For people with dementia, caregivers and the general public (community organizations, private companies, volunteer organization, civic groups, etc)
“Forget-me-not” purchases honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.
The benefits of pet ownership.
Caregivers seek additional community and professional awareness, education.
Legislation to Require First Responders to Get Dementia Training Needed for Those Who Wander
See a full list of Community Connect social engagement programs!
We offer a variety of resources for all individuals living with Alzheimer's Disease, as well as their caregivers.
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