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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...
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...
New study shows that meaningful music can increase brain connectivity in patients
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...
September 1, 2016
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute
As someone enters the moderate stages of Alzheimer’s disease/related dementia, a new set of situations begin to emerge as outlined in the July and August 2016 Beacon newsletters. There is...
July 26, 2016
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute
Dear Dr. Roberts, My father recently enrolled in GeneMatch, a new Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry program. He did a cheek swab and is waiting to be “matched” with appropriate studies. What are the...