By Kara Jacobsen When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, many people only know what they’ve seen in movies or on TV. Some scenes do a fantastic job of portraying the challenges and realities of dementia,
It can seem like there’s a new Alzheimer’s “breakthrough” almost every day. We sift through the headlines and pull together the relevant, reputable research updates for you. Here are 5 things you should know about Alzheimer’s and dementia research from the last month.
As a dementia caregiver, it can be difficult and hurtful when your person lashes out. But it's important to recognize their behavior may be a symptom of the disease changing their brain.
As wonderful as the holidays can be, they can also bring some added stress, especially for caregivers. But by making some small, thoughtful changes, you can help ensure both the person living with dementia and the entire family have a wonderful time.
Every ALZ Companion volunteer plays an important role in giving local families and caregivers a much-needed break. We are so grateful for them and love to share stories like Beth's. Beth first heard about the program through her school and was paired with Inocencia who is in the later stages of the disease. Beth loves her weekly visits and continues to find ways to connect.
Thank you to everyone who came to our annual Holiday Open House on December 3rd! Check out photos from the party at the link.