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Thank you to everyone who hosted fundraising activities to fight Alzheimer's. The Longest Day may be over, but there's still time to fundraise through August!
This year, Walk to End Alzheimer's is happening on every sidewalk, track and trail across this country. Because Alzheimer’s isn’t waiting. Neither are you.
The Alzheimer's Association AIM Advocacy Forum is the nation's premier Alzheimer's disease advocacy event.
The Alzheimer's Association offers peer- or professionally led groups for caregivers and others dealing with Alzheimer's disease.
The 35th annual Rita Hayworth Gala, will be co-chaired by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan and Anne Hearst McInerney.
Part the Cloud — an inspirational event calling on community leaders, business executives and celebrities to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer's.
Take part in the world's premier annual forum to advance dementia science — now a complimentary virtual event.
Inspire Napa Valley brings together wine enthusiasts and the most exceptional Napa Valley wineries to advance research to end Alzheimer’s disease.
While our Fall Benefit is not possible this year, we know the fight to end Alzheimer’s does not stop so we’ve launched the Separate Tables challenge.
Join leading tau experts from around the world in Washington, D.C., for two days of discussions around key issues impacting the tau research community.
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During the month of November, we’re honoring the millions of family members and friends serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers. Join us by leaving your tribute.
CVS Pharmacy locations across the country are supporting the Alzheimer’s Association by giving customers the opportunity to donate at checkout.
Ride to End ALZ is a virtual cycling event that challenges bikers of all skill levels to ride and raise funds for Alzheimer's research.
Shoppers visiting Marshalls stores March 1-14 can make a donation at checkout to help fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Take part in a global, no-cost virtual conference that showcases the work and advances the careers of neuroscience students and early career researchers.
Join the global, no-cost virtual symposium on Alzheimer’s disease genes and heredity from the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging.
Alzheimer's disease in the News
Alzheimer’s disease impacts family life
Our own Taylor Wilson share wandering safety tips on Good Morning Columbia.
The Florence Rotary Club presented a check for $12,000 from their Forget-Me-Not 5k Run.
Myrtle Beach community hosts Valentine's Day bake sale to help raise funds for cycling event.
Our guide to keeping the Chapter's updates in your Facebook feed.
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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.
Proclamation presented to Alzheimer's Association staff and volunteers in a recent ceremony.
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.
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2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference
Taylor writes about why she fights Alzheimer’s as a part of our “My Connection, My Cause” series.
Allie writes about why she fights Alzheimer’s as part of our My Connection, My Cause series.
One of the biggest challenges to caring for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia is also your biggest ally: your family.
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.
Anderson man takes on cross-state cycling event "A Ride to Remember" just weeks after his own dementia diagnosis.
Support groups can be a life line for family members caring for a loved one with dementia.
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.
In the wake of Hurricane Florence, Patty Younts of Pawleys Island discussed the challenges of caregiving through a natural disaster in this eye-opening article.
More than 1,750 individuals from across Central New York joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Loretto.
Nearly 400 residents from across Tompkins and Cortland counties joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Cayuga Medical Center
Nearly 200 residents from across the North Country joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Community Bank, N.A.
Cathy writes about her grandmother and why she is so involved with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s as a part of our “My Connection, My Cause”series.
California State Policy Office of the Association Calls on California to Implement Road Map and Address Alzheimer’s Crisis
Young Greenville woman becomes mom's caregiver – Ali and Jean Strother speak with the Greenville News about what it's like when dementia strikes young.
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.
Prepare for winter weather with our guide
Our Chief Communications Officer writes about why he fights Alzheimer’s as a part of our “My Connection, My Cause” series.
To commemorate Giving Tuesday, longtime volunteer Mary Pat Oliker writes about why she supports the Alzheimer's Association.
Proceeds from the annual variety show will benefit local programs and services
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.
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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
Local Albuquerque man Ryan Mummert is running the Boston Marathon as a fundraiser for the New Mexico Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Social Media Campaign Encourages Conversations about Alzheimer’s and Dementia Using Recent Moments of Black Excellence
I applaud Rep. Jeffries for voting yes on the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, which was recently signed into law.
Thanks to the support of Rep. Grace Meng, the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act, was recently signed into law.
Academy-Award winner and Alzheimer’s advocate Marcia Gay Harden shares poignant remarks while leading dementia scientists share latest research update
The number of New Mexicans living with Alzheimer’s disease has risen from 39,000 to 41,000. Read more...
New York spends more Medicaid dollars on care for Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias than any other state in the nation.
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
An interactive discussion about the changing needs of individuals and families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease and the community’s response.
The AIM Advocacy Forum is the nation’s premier Alzheimer’s disease advocacy event.
Two of our volunteer advocates attended the event for the first time and we asked them to reflect on their time in our nation’s capital.
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.
Learn about two studies studying the affects of cognitive decline in older people.
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.
This summer, one Texas man will run the Badwater UltraMarathon, a 135 mile non-stop run across Death Valley, California, to honor his father.
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.
National bestselling author Robin Perini has just announced she is donating 10% of her royalties from her latest book to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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
Molly Dierker lost her father and has now raised more than half a million dollars over the years with her team.
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.
Family shares experience with Alzheimer's
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
The chapter’s board of directors also confirms four new board members
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.
Effort seeks to help New York health systems improve health outcomes and manage costs for people living with dementia
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.
Learn more about the Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Task Force engaged to mobilize a state response to the Alzheimer's disease public health crisis.
Two University of Michigan scientists receive grants from the Alzheimer's Association that will help fund their research.
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.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter has announced free online support groups in the coming weeks.
For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. The Alzheimer’s Association can help.
Explore virtual and in-home activities for persons with Alzheimer's or dementia.
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.
There are volunteers, and then there are volunteers. Dan Thomas is one of those volunteers who just can’t say “no.”
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.
Bakery provides bread donation for firstline responders
The advocacy team from Michigan's eighth Congressional district has been recognized as the 2020 Alzheimer's Congressional Team of the Year.
Dementia Super Saturday Series, a virtual education program series to assist Michiganders impacted by Alzheimer’s and all other dementia, will be held May 16.
Program provides volunteer caregiver support to Maryland seniors impacted by COVID-19. Click link to learn more.
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
Executive Director Cass Naugle advocates for increased resources for long term care facilities
A Walk to End Alzheimer's volunteer spreads awareness with COVID-19 masks
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is pleased to announce its new Healthy Mind and Body Series in recognition of Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.
The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is pleased to announce a second Dementia Super Saturday Series installment on Saturday, June 13.
The Alzheimer’s Association will present Alzheimer’s and dementia research updates to Michiganders in June during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.
Cody Kohlhagen’s first passion is being on a board. And his true calling is caring for the elderly, particularly those living with dementia
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.
Home care workers have trouble finding PPEs and paying for safety supplies
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.
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.
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.
Kate and Frank Spinella of Middletown want to channel their difficulties into making a difference and creating awareness for everyone.
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.
The Michigan Chapter hosts a virtual comic books, history and music program in partnership with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and The Henry Ford on July 13.
Free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs for July.
The Michigan Chapter has been named a 2020 grant recipient by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds.
Michigan has some of the most knowledgeable, capable and creative minds in dementia science research.
The COVID-19 & Caregiving webinar is one of several online classes that will be presented free of charge in August.
Jacqueline Fowler loves to bake. And she loved her grandpa. Now she’s found a way to combine her two passions.
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 Michigan Chapter has released its list of August virtual programs.
Minds on Art will take place Monday, Aug. 24, from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
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.
As community outreach coordinator, Ana Ramos is responsible for outreach to the Latinx/Hispanic community.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
Jackson National Life Insurance Company® will join the Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter as a 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Elite Level Sponsor.
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.
“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.
Little Caesars – MacPizza will join the Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter as a 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Elite Level Sponsor.
Brighton resident Lauren Kovach was named the 2020 Advocate of the Year today — World Alzheimer’s Day.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and AF Group will join the Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter as a 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Elite Level Sponsor.
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.
Everyone can help in the fight to end Alzheimer's. Join us!
The Alzheimer's Association has been involved in every major advancement in Alzheimer's and dementia research since the 1980s.
Public health practitioners focusing on the impact Alzheimer’s has on the population.
Health systems, doctors, nurses and other medical professionals caring for patients with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
Join hundreds of thousands of Alzheimer's advocates who are making Alzheimer's a national priority.
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.
A person with dementia will eventually need assistance with daily living. Routines and activities can be adpated as needs change.
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.
While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s or a way to slow its progression, there are treatments that may help symptoms.
Learn what to expect when visiting a doctor for symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Join us to raise awareness and funds to further the fight to end Alzheimer’s.
Researchers believe there is not a single cause of Alzheimer's disease. It likely develops from multiple factors, such as genetics, lifestyle and environment.
Get questions to ask and learn what to expect at a visit for symptoms.
Your memory often changes as you grow
older. But memory loss that disrupts daily
life is not a typical part of aging.
Dementia is an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline in memory and thinking skills.
Support groups create a safe, confidential and supportive environment. Find a support group near you.
Diagnosis of younger-onset brings unique challenges. Get information and resources to help you plan for family impact, work, financial and future care.
Alzheimer’s prevention has no definite answers yet, but promising research is underway to find a treatment, delay onset and prevent it from developing.
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
Read about the benefits of receiving an early diagnosis.
Alzheimer's disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages.
Learn how Alzheimer's and dementia impacts individuals, caregivers and the nation.
Learn how to get support and live your best life after a diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
Get strategies to help both you and the person with dementia communicate and connect.
Read about ways to make bathing less difficult and safe for those with dementia.
Check out this run-down of common tracking technologies and information about emerging trends.
Emergency situations can be especially confusing for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Here you'll find steps to be ready as possible.
Learn how music and art activities can provide enrichment and self-expression.
Learn about common care costs and financial documents you'll need.
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.
Traveling with persons with Alzheimer's or other dementias requires planning. Get tips on how to travel safely with them.
Home safety is critical for those with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Learn about potential safety hazards and get home safety tips.
Suspicions and delusions — firmly held beliefs in things that are not real — may occur in middle- to late-stage Alzheimer's.
Different types of facilities provide different levels of care, depending on the person's needs.
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.
If eating and nutrition have become a challenge, try these strategies to simplify mealtime.
Guidance on driving safety related to dementia, vision & older drivers. Includes videos, tips & resources to help you deal with this difficult topic.
Paramedics, police, firefighters and other emergency personnel responding to situations involving individuals living with dementia.
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.
Use these safety tips to help avoid medication-related problems.
Dealing with Alzheimer's can bring out many strong emotions. Get strategies to help your family cope.
With planning, your celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions.
Our free, online programs offer information and practical advice.
The Task Force published criteria for the use of brain amyloid imaging technology to aid in the diagnosis of people with suspected Alzheimer's.
What if we could diagnose Alzheimer's before symptoms started?
A worldwide quest is under way to find new treatments to stop, slow or even prevent Alzheimer's.
Learn about causes and how to respond to this common issue in the later stages of Alzheimer's.
While it's important for everyone to plan for the future, legal plans are especially important for a person with Alzheimer's.
Like changes in memory and behavior, sleep changes somehow result from the impact of Alzheimer's on the brain.
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.
Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.
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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Family history is not necessary for an individual to develop Alzheimer’s or other dementias, but scientists know genetics (hereditary factors) are involved.
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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.
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