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Living with Alzheimer’s or any form of dementia is difficult enough. Add the stress of a global pandemic to the mix and you’re bound to have a few more questions. We spoke with Lori...
More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and the number is expected to rise as high as 13.8 million by 2050. Yet, according to the latest Alzheimer’s Association Facts and...
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing a community for individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related...
As COVID-19 continues to spread, particularly hitting vulnerable populations like elderly in nursing homes, caregiving for a loved one with dementia may feel overwhelming. But creating a plan to...
Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. It is the cause of 60-70% of cases of dementia. In most cases, remembering...
When Tatiana Lagos’s father stopped driving, she didn’t think much of it at first.
February 11, 2019
by Alzheimer's Association
Jacquelyn Patterson has a family history of Alzheimer’s disease. She lost both of her parents and 10 of her aunts to Alzheimer’s and dementia. And she is currently providing care for three of her own...
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...