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October 30, 2018
by Being Patient
It sounds like a science fiction movie: an eye scan that can provide information about your brain, and, quite possibly, your future. But according to two new studies, it could be a very real...
October 22, 2018
by PBS
A study by AARP and Banner Alzheimer’s Institute looks at the best ways for seniors to increase memory and brain power. 
August 30, 2018
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute Beacon - Family and Community Services
Planning activities for a person with dementia, if you are the primary caregiver, can be a daunting task with everything else you have on your plate.  Activities are an incredibly important aspect of...
New study shows that meaningful music can increase brain connectivity in patients
A study published last month suggests that a Mediterranean diet isn’t just good for your heart and waistline but can also stave off the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by as much as three-and-a-half...
About 107,000 people in the state are serving as caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s, a role that keeps them out of the workforce, according to a report from the Alzheimer’s Association. 
March 16, 2018
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute Beacon - Family and Community Services
Often we become absorbed with viewing life through in our own narrow lens and neglect to empathically consider the diversity in people and families we encounter. It is important to incorporate unique...
The impact of Alzheimer's is felt around the country. According to the Alzheimer's Association, more than 5 million Americans live with the disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the...
March 23, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Registry
We're thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring our resources in front of The Mighty's wide-reaching readership. We will now have a new and growing home on The Mighty and appear on many...
The cost of providing care for Americans with Alzheimer’s disease has hit $259 billion–more than a quarter of a trillion dollars–as costs mount to treat more aging baby boomers entering long-term...