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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...
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...