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“My Wild Heart” isn’t a documentary about Alzheimer’s. But the disease is the guest star; a villain lurking in the shadows, influencing the storyline.
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Actress and Caregiver Knows the Devastation of Alzheimer’s
Panel discusses 'Lovely, Still' at AARP conference | Alzheimer's Association
For MSNBC and NBC News Anchor Richard Lui, Long-Distance Caregiving is an Act of Love
January 22, 2008 | Alzheimer's Association
The symposium will feature a showing of the documentary "In Our Right Mind" followed by a panel discussion and educational program.
When his father was diagnosed with dementia, Jerone Wilder saw how much it impacted his family's daily life. Now he's passionate about helping other families.
Alzheimer News 1/14/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Stay up to date on national and local Alzheimer's news.
Karen Wilder on Her Husband Gene's Battle With Alzheimer’s
Molly Dierker lost her father and has now raised more than half a million dollars over the years with her team.
My father passed in 2014 with this devastating disease. The goal is to continue to bring awareness, impart knowledge, and support a cause for a cure.
Paula Gibson, Support Group Leader and Advocate, Eau Claire
Kate and Frank Spinella of Middletown want to channel their difficulties into making a difference and creating awareness for everyone.
Alzheimer News 6/10/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
My father developed Alzheimer’s disease & having lost him in 2003, now my mother is affected & it seems that my friends & family circle are also now impacted.
Actor Discusses the Importance of Tough Talks for Families Facing Alzheimer’s
Jacqueline Fowler loves to bake. And she loved her grandpa. Now she’s found a way to combine her two passions.
By volunteering, I’ve been given an easy opportunity to repay the kindness offered to our family during my Dad’s illness.
Home is a place of comfort, peace and shelter to Boulder realtor Leslie Herz, but she knows from experience that it cannot be taken for granted.
My father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease at age 60 and suspect that his mother also had dementia.
Being a caregiver doesn't come with an instruction manual, but there are resources available to help gain caregiving skills and practical advice.
Josh Spiegelhoff, Walk Committee, Lake Geneva
Sue Weidemann, Walk Committee, La Crosse
Dave Gauger, Support Group Facilitator, SPARK!, Helpline, Whitefish Bay
Alzheimer News 3/6/2009 | Alzheimer's Association
Top Chef Finds Solace, Joy and Connection in the Kitchen
Ron Maddocks has always looked up to his father, Roger. His dad was his hero, not just in the “dad” sense, but in real life.
Watch presentations on a range of topics
National bestselling author Robin Perini has just announced she is donating 10% of her royalties from her latest book to the Alzheimer’s Association.
“Alzheimer’s can strike anyone,” notes John Halloran, senior manager for RA Nelson. “There doesn't seem to be a filter on who gets picked for this disease.”
"I feel it is important to get the information out about what the Alzheimer’s Association has to offer and how they can help families."
This summer, one Texas man will run the Badwater UltraMarathon, a 135 mile non-stop run across Death Valley, California, to honor his father.
My mother was a victim of Alzheimer’s and now my brother has the disease. We must put an END to this.
Eric and Bernadette Russow, Memory Cafe, Walk Committee, Elkhorn
Maria's March to raise Alzheimer awareness | Alzheimer's Association
Journalist Talks About Her Family’s Battle With Alzheimer’s
For Some Living With Dementia, Music Can Unlock Memories and Improve Quality of Life
Kids, People Living With Dementia Learn From Each Other
There are volunteers, and then there are volunteers. Dan Thomas is one of those volunteers who just can’t say “no.”
Cody Kohlhagen’s first passion is being on a board. And his true calling is caring for the elderly, particularly those living with dementia
We worry about what the future may hold for our children and grandchildren as both sides of our family have a history of Alzheimer’s disease.
Terese Capizzi, Board Member, Advocate, Gala Committee, Walk Committee, Mequon
Lisa Hurley, Advocacy, Community Education, Walk Co-Chair, Random Lake (Sheboygan County)
Alzheimer News 11/13/2008 | Alzheimer's Association
Neither gantenerumab or solanezumab met its primary outcome, which was a slowing of cognitive decline as measured by multiple tests of thinking and memory.
Join us for the 35th Annual Wisconsin State Conference on June 9 and 10. Geared towards professional and family caregivers.
NASCAR Driver Ryan Blaney Raises $650,000 Through Custom Car Auction
Actors Nikki DeLoach, Ashley Williams Lean On Each Other as Parents Face Dementia
The chapter’s board of directors also confirms four new board members
Family history is not necessary for an individual to develop Alzheimer’s or other dementias, but scientists know genetics (hereditary factors) are involved.
Learn about two studies studying the affects of cognitive decline in older people.
My father was diagnosed with dementia with Lewy Bodies. His autopsy report indicated he in fact had Alzheimer’s.
When my mother-in-law passed away in 2011 we wanted to do something to honor her and others in our community who had Alzheimer’s disease.
Jay Allen Shares How His Mother’s Fight With Alzheimer’s Inspired His Country Hit
Bill Gates Funds $10 Million Grant in Match Challenge to Fuel Research and Accelerate Alzheimer’s Treatment
For many, Mother's Day is a time to remember the amazing women who shaped our lives. For Dr. Troy Hall, that means honoring the lessons learned from his mom.
For The Longest Day this year, Susan LaMotte is honoring her dad and channeling his love of scratch-off tickets. Read more on our blog.
When Kim Reddin’s relationship grew serious with her future husband, the age gap didn’t give her pause. But she recognized sometime there could be a price.
Mark Macy is an ultra-endurance athlete. Now he faces a new challenge.
Upcoming webinar, on April 13, will provide communication advice that can help families reuniting with loved ones diagnosed with dementia
Family shares experience with Alzheimer's
Alzheimer News 8/24/2010 | Alzheimer's Association
Mother, Son Team on a Mission to End the Stigma of Dementia Through Art
Collin Mays, a celebrated Michigan public service expert and community advocate, will serve as event chair for the 2021 Detroit Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Caregiving Is a Multigenerational Effort for Many Latino Families
Discuss success strategies and challenges for dementia and Alzheimer’s researchers in this series of free upcoming webinars. Select a webinar to register.
Our guide to keeping the Chapter's updates in your Facebook feed.
Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns and The Judy Fund
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Cultural and social activity can open doors for those suffering from memory loss. It reduces the isolation for patient and caregiver.
Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s. Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
Stay updated on local events, education opportunities, support group meetings and other local resources.
Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
A new report finds a troubling disconnect between some seniors and their physicians.
Paying it forward with porsches! CruZionsville benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosted a Community Forum in Valparaiso.
Dance Kaleidoscope dancers rehearse 'Still Connected.' Early Stage Engagement Program of the Alzheimer's Association provided stories for the choreography.
An Indiana woman will play a role in steering the national Alzheimer’s Association when it comes to the disease’s early stages.
A new report finds Alzheimer’s deaths in Indiana are on the rise as well as related costs.
“This disease affects the person who has it, of course, but also the family, the network of caregivers for that person, and the entire community...”
Alzheimer's is more than an aging issue—it's a threat to public health.
Alzheimer's Advocates from Rochester and Finger Lakes Region to Join More Than 1,000 Citizen Ambassadors in Washington, D.C.
Gov. Cuomo Recognizes Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in New York State
Alzheimer's cases are growing at an alarming rate in Arizona, meaning thousands of middle-aged children are now caring for ailing parents.
Three Arizona couples talk candidly about Alzheimer's and the diagnosis.
Las Vegas resident and Alzheimer's advocate Nancy Nelson named 2018 Nevada Senior Citizen of the Year.
Congratulations to the 30 teams who chose an activity they loved and honored those they love by doing that activity and fundraised while doing it.
"Alzheimer's is not an aging disease, it's a fatal neurological disease, and we're not supposed to age this way," says Michelle Branham.
The Knowlton family has announced a $500,000 donation to the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Ready2Roll Cycling is excited to host the second annual bike ride on Saturday, September 15, 2018 entitled Pedal Away Alzheimer's Ride.
"Today, we mourn the passing of Susie, but forever celebrate her life and legacy," said Michelle Branham, VP of Public Policy for the Alzheimer's Association.
With the addition of a Vail Valley location this year, the Colorado Walks to End Alzheimer’s have an ambitious fundraising goal of $2.635 million.
The threat of severe weather can be especially challenging for those with dementia and their caregivers. Check out our practical tips for planning ahead.
There is a certain irony to the fact that one of the population groups most at risk for Alzheimer’s disease is among those least likely to seek medical help.
Nearly 200 residents from across the North Country joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Community Bank, N.A.
California State Policy Office of the Association Calls on California to Implement Road Map and Address Alzheimer’s Crisis
Caregivers seek additional community and professional awareness, education.
“Forget-me-not” purchases honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.
Alberta and Ernie Cooper are living out their golden years in a home they built 13 years ago near Branson. Alberta is caring for Ernie, who has Alzheimer's.
Progress is being made in the search for a cure.
Professor of neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant.
Dr. Joanna Jankowsky, associate professor of neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant.
Baylor College of Medicine co-hosted its annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” in partnership with Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter
Introduction of Senate Bill 348, legislation creating an official Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Task Force to develop a state action plan
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Katherine Batchelor of Fairport, New York, cares for her mother Dorothy Kane who lives with vascular dementia.
Psychiatric nurse practitioner Kathleen O'Brien talks about her life after being diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.
The Alzheimer's Association, Rochester and Finger Lakes Region held two community forums on Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss.
Teresa Morris joins Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia chapter, as Program Director.
Investigators at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute using focused ultrasound to treat a patient with early stage Alzheimer’s.
Katrina Kappen, Mrs. Putnam County, has been crowned Mrs. West Virginia 2020. A tireless advocate, she is sharing awareness and education throughout her reign.
Marshall Health and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will launch a new experience
Academy-Award winner and Alzheimer’s advocate Marcia Gay Harden shares poignant remarks while leading dementia scientists share latest research update
Dinner and auction at NEOMED supports Alzheimer’s awareness, research and care
Nearly 220,000 Ohioans 65+ living with Alzheimer’s, expected to reach 250,000 by 2025
Scientific advancement in Alzheimer's and dementia research.
Very few seniors get tested for cognitive decline, advocates argue they should.
Navigating life when a loved one has dementia.
The benefits of pet ownership.
Presentation on memory loss to be followed by input and discussion
This year on Mother’s Day, give a special thought for the nearly 4 million women across the U.S. who are living with a unique challenge: Alzheimer’s disease.
April 30, 2019 proclaimed Alzheimer’s Awareness Day
Six out of 10 people with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia will wander. "Prepare for the expected,” by signing up for MedicAlert® + Safe Return®.
"It's not possible to prepare for any part of this disease. It hits you in stages, and every one has been more devastating than the one that preceded it."
Wickliffe Progressive Elementary School opens art classroom to include those living with Alzheimer's in a special four-week program.
Pride Month and it's connection to Alzheimer's disease
86th Texas Legislature makes giant strides for Texans dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia.
While living in rural America has its appeals, access to healthcare is not among them. There are fewer physicians per capita in rural communities.
Trey Addison, State Public Policy Director, shares about the Longest Day and Ohio's plan to tackle Alzheimer's disease as a state.
The president of Luna Wealth Management, Russell Luna has been elected to the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter
June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and throughout the month communities issued proclamations to officially recognize the month.
Help us register 100 new Tennessee teams for the Walk to End Alzheimer's!
Kelly Helton knows faith will get you through a lot of things — that’s a lesson she learned from her grandmother Phyllis Otis.
Wes Milligan told us about the experience that connected him to our fight to #ENDALZ. Now, we're joining him to issue a statewide challenge.
The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter invites all those who know or have known someone impacted by Alzheimer’s to join the fight for Alzheimer’s first survivor.
Good Day Marketplace shares more about our mission to stop the clock on Alzheimer's.
Cutting-edge research that will advance studies for a cure are the subjects of three new research projects being underwritten by the Colorado Chapter.
Eleven-year-old Grant Wheaton is committed to raising funds and awareness in honor of his grandmother.
Colleen Marshall shares why she Walks on Daytime Columbus
Greg Murrary announcer for the Columbus Blue Jackets shares his Alzheimer's story.
On this World Alzheimer’s Day Saturday, it is estimated that 5.8 million people are living with the disease in the U.S. alone.
For years, researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein would ease the mind-robbing disease.
Amy Forsyth isn’t afraid of a challenge — learning from her mother, Gail Meindl.
We’re looking for 16 leaders, representing the 16 hours of daylight on The Longest Day, to ensure our success by joining our 2020 Volunteer Committee.
House passes Senate Bill24 with a 92 to 0 vote on October 10, 2019
Q & A: Biogen to ask FDA to Approve Early Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
For most people, the arrival of Daylight Savings Time means an extra hour of sleep, but for people living with Alzheimer’s, it may accelerate disorientation.
Ohio man feels renewed hope after being in an Alzheimer’s clinical drug trial
Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease
Gov. Mike DeWine officially signed into law SB24, which calls for the creation of a task force to address Alzheimer’s disease
Rod Blough and his wife Jennifer share their Alzheimer's story to help advocate for rights for those diagnosed with younger-onset.
How Families Affected by Alzheimer’s Can Prepare for Joyous Celebrations
Spectrum 1 news shares the story of a local Ohio family.
Local Columbus caregiver shares her thanks and gratitude to legislators and Gov. DeWine for the passage of Senate Bill 24
Introduction of a bill that will establish training requirements for first responders on how to identify and interact with individuals with dementia.
Legislation to Require First Responders to Get Dementia Training Needed for Those Who Wander
By: Maureen McGuire
At Vaccinex, Inc. in Rochester researchers have developed a drug so promising it may be a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer's Association advocates see promise in a new experimental drug developed right here in Rochester.
Telsa Jones Linton of Gates, New York, and Dina Johnson, director of care and support at the Rochester & Finger Lakes Region Chapter, talk about caregiving.
To kick off 2020 and welcome new participants, we're kicking off The Longest Day at Ohio Brewing Co. on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Executive Director Cheryl Kanetsky announced today that Barbara A. Sykes will be the Honorary Chair for the 2020 Akron Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer's outgrows location.
Two senior executives from the Colorado business community have been elected to the board of directors for the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
By Sarah Taddeo, Democrat and Chronicle, March 6, 2020
By Carol Owens, Minority Reporter, March 6, 2020
This Year’s Reason to Hope Breakfast Had Record Attendance
New 2020 Alzheimer's Facts and Figures special report indicates the need for more doctors trained to treat dementia patients
State Needs More Doctors Trained to Treat Dementia Patients
As Ohio’s population ages, the state will need more specialists and better trained primary care physicians to deal with the onslaught of Alzheimer’s.
Based on the guidance from local public health agencies, we are implementing the following precautionary measures.
For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. The Alzheimer’s Association can help.
Metro Detroit Grocery Store Hours for residents amid Coronavirus outbreak.
Some are social distancing inside with a loved one in various stages of Alzheimer's disease. We have a few suggestions to help everyone enjoy that time.
At 80, June Ross has seen a lot, and now she’s volunteering to help others.
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's is never easy, during this unprecedented times, the challenges are even greater. Two caregivers share the impact.
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Dementia caregivers feel the burden of isolation.
Frustrated travelers and others may enjoy some relief, perhaps revisit long-lost memories, and find inspiration for the future in virtual travel.
Jenifer Abreu covers how the response to the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the Alzheimer's Association and the families it serves
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter is making sure caregivers feel connected during this time of isolation
The Greater Missouri Chapter is working to provide resources to individuals who have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia and their caregivers.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter has shifted its delivery model during COVID-19 thanks to the willingness of volunteer facilitators.
The Alzheimer's Association and the Ohio Health Care Association partner to provide caregiver tips during the COVID19 pandemic
Some people truly are larger than life. Margaret Simon was just such a person.
The advocacy team from Michigan's eighth Congressional district has been recognized as the 2020 Alzheimer's Congressional Team of the Year.
The Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado is ramping up service across the state with enhanced programs and services tailored for social distancing.
By Marcia Greenwood
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A Walk to End Alzheimer's volunteer spreads awareness with COVID-19 masks
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is pleased to announce a second Dementia Super Saturday Series installment on Saturday, June 13.
21 year old of West Lafayette to embark on his dream trek of the Appalachian Trail to honor his grandmother and raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association.
For the last 36 years of Teresa Valko's life, relatives from her mother’s side of the family have been living with Alzheimer’s disease at any one time.
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.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will host the David E. Rutledge Charity Golf Outing on Monday, July 13 at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Ypsilanti.
The Alzheimer’s Association will present Alzheimer’s and dementia research updates to Michiganders in June during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.
The coronavirus pandemic has been difficult for most everyone. But for people dealing with dementia, it has been especially trying.
Ohio is emerging as a major model of collaboration in the area of Alzheimer’s research as the state’s population living with Alzheimer’s grows.
Free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs for July.
The COVID-19 & Caregiving webinar is one of several online classes that will be presented free of charge in August.
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Meghan Lemay joins us with advice for caregivers.
Locals rode 120 miles to raise money for Alzheimer's Disease research during a charity bike ride.
Andy Andrews, of Hopkinton, cycled 100 miles to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research .
Register for your local Walk to End Alzheimer's and raise $100 to earn your event day T-Shirt & an Alzheimer's Association branded beach towel.
Angel McClure knows that her husband, Adam, worries about Alzheimer’s disease. It runs in his family. That’s when Angel, and her son Bobby, took action.
The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.
CHICAGO, JULY 27, 2020 — Flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
A simple blood test for Alzheimer’s would be a great advance for individuals with — and at risk for — the disease, families, doctors and researchers.
Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia may be apparent as early as our teens and 20s.
COVID-19 and the global pandemic have caused significant disruption to all aspects of life including Alzheimer’s clinical research worldwide.
An experienced executive in the nonprofit sector has been appointed to lead one of the largest Alzheimer’s Association chapters in Ohio.
The Alzheimer’s Association announced it has awarded grants to four Massachusetts-based researchers to help uncover new insights into Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Sam Van Why suspected life would get more challenging when his wife began showing signs of failing short-term memory eight years ago.
Debra Antista-Bianchi goes to Southern Colorado to lead the Alzheimer’s Association office based in Pueblo.
Providing social connections to at-risk populations in assisted living communities became exponentially more complex when COVID-19 arrived.
Gov Mike Dewine appointed 11 individuals to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Task Force.
Meg Barron to further build free services throughout the California Southland and ensure 24/7 support for those facing Alzheimer’s and all dementia
The Alzheimer’s Association California Southland has appointed David Glass, J.D., Ph.D, as chair of its board of directors.
One Fort Collins-based company is choosing this period of COVID lockdowns to take a stand against another devastating disease: Alzheimer’s.
The coronavirus pandemic is causing everyone – and every business – to adapt.
Alzheimer’s disease isn't typically a popular topic of conversation among college students. Jessica Woodhead is an exception.
For Colleen Beauvais of Pueblo, the hardest part of the Alzheimer’s journey has been watching the decline of both of her parents.
Michael Tedeschi has committed his life to helping support those with Alzheimer's disease, and he began at a time that he never anticipated.
As the seasons continue to change amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association is offering autumn tips.
The Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter has announced its free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs for September.
What is the best way to thank Pelle Eklund for being the Gold-level sponsor of the 2020 Vail Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s? Give something to your community.
Expert researchers will present the latest in Alzheimer’s and dementia research on Sept. 23 and 29.
Caroline James worked caring for those with Alzheimer's and dementia for seven years when Alzheimer’s invaded her own family.
It’s not a coincidence that both the staff and the horses at Groundwork Ranch will be decked out in purple next weekend for the Boulder Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
The annual commemoration of National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.
You don’t have to look too far to find someone affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Empower Retirement understands that Alzheimer’s disease is one of the biggest obstacles facing our aging population.
The most challenging thing Wendy Wolfswinkel ever did was also the most important thing she could do: care for her mother who lived with Alzheimer’s disease.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter announces its free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs for October.
After more than a quarter-century career in the automobile industry, Deb Suniga made the decision to sync her work life and her heart.
Public health practitioners focusing on the impact Alzheimer’s has on the population.
Caregivers face special challenges. Our resources can help at every stage.
Safety is important for everyone, but the need for a comprehensive safety plan becomes vital as dementia progresses.
The right information and resources can empower those with Alzheimer's.
Take control of your health and wellness by focusing your energy on the aspects of your life you find most meaningful.
Deciding on care can be a tough decision. We have information to help.
The best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is stay physically and emotionally strong.
Learn about what to expect and what resources are available for each stage of Alzheimer's disease.
Putting legal, financial, and end-of-life plans in place is one of the most important steps you can take.
Take an empowering first step by learning more about the changes you may experience, and what to do next to move forward with your life.
Our programs and services connect you with peers and professionals to help you live your best life for as long as possible.
Is memory loss a natural part of aging? Do aspartame, aluminum, silver dental fillings or the flu shot increase risk of Alzheimer's? Learn the facts about these
Get strategies to help both you and the person with dementia communicate and connect.
Check out this run-down of common tracking technologies and information about emerging trends.
Learn how music and art activities can provide enrichment and self-expression.
Learn how to modify activities to enhance quality of life.
Learn how to plan ahead to get the most out of medical appointments.
Learn about important legal documents, including guardianship, power of attorney and living wills.
A number of financial resources may be available to help cover costs of care.
Medicare, private insurance, or a group employee or retiree plan may provide coverage.
Learn about the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan and coverage for Alzheimer's medications.
Suspicions and delusions — firmly held beliefs in things that are not real — may occur in middle- to late-stage Alzheimer's.
Get tips on organizing the day, planning activities and creating a daily plan.
In-home care allows a person with Alzheimer's to stay in a familiar environment. It also can be of great assistance to caregivers.
During the middle stages of Alzheimer's, the person living with dementia will need a greater level of care.
Read about how to help a person with dementia maintain good oral health.
Guidance on driving safety related to dementia, vision & older drivers. Includes videos, tips & resources to help you deal with this difficult topic.
A person with dementia may become restless or upset in certain places when focused on specific details.
Helping a person with dementia maintain his or her appearance can promote positive self-esteem.
What if we could diagnose Alzheimer's before symptoms started?
While it's important for everyone to plan for the future, legal plans are especially important for a person with Alzheimer's.
Learn about Medicaid eligibility and long-term care coverage.
Get the latest updates on Medicare coverage for Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Early-stage Alzheimer's and related dementia symptoms are mild and the main role of a caregiver is support.
If you pay out-of-pocket care costs for a person with Alzheimer's, you may qualify for tax benefits.
Learn about SSDI and SSI allowances for early-onset Alzheimer's.
It's normal to have feelings of loss as your life is changed by Alzheimer's.
Identifying depression in someone with Alzheimer's can be difficult, since dementia can cause some of the same symptoms.
The late stage of Alzheimer's usually requires intensive care. As caregiver, your role focuses on preserving quality of life and dignity.
In most cases, a person with Alzheimer's is probably looking for comfort, security and familiarity when repeating information.
Several provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act can help individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.
Learn 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to avoid burnout.
As Alzheimer's progresses, there are still ways to connect.
Some hallucinations may be frightening to a person with Alzheimer's, while others may involve ordinary visions from the past.
Those with Alzheimer's may not remember familiar people, places or things in the later stages of the disease.
Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.
Aggressive behaviors can occur suddenly, with no apparent reason, or result from a frustrating situation.
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Search abstracts from studies funded through our grants program.
Every dollar you give benefits those affected by Alzheimer's disease.
See if your local Alzheimer’s Association chapter has current volunteer opportunities.
Science suggests staying active, both mentally and socially, may support brain health.
See which diets help reduce heart disease and may reduce the risk of dementia.
Learn key lifestyle habits that can help keep your body and brain healthy.
Exercise increases blood flow to your brain, providing additional nourishment.
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.
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.
Changing the way researchers work together to answer questions related to the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's.
A database of funded Alzheimer’s disease research from around the world.
AAIC is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science.
Join our professional society of scientists, physicians and other dementia professionals active in Alzheimer's and dementia research.
A gathering of key researchers, clinicians, and industry, regulatory and government leaders in Alzheimer's disease.
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Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.
As a global leader in Alzheimer's research, we operate in a spirit of inclusiveness, seeking partnerships throughout the scientific community.
This global effort fosters collaboration and knowledge sharing among brain
Accepting a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or a related dementia requires time to absorb information.
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