Why caregivers experience burnout during the holidays

Caregiver Burnout During the Holidays

The holidays can be a joyful time. Celebrating with family and honoring your traditions while caring for a loved one can feel good and fulfilling. On the other hand, most busy caregivers find there’s even more to do during the holidays. Caregiver burnout is higher during the holidays, but you can take some proactive measures to …

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Thankful for Alzheimer's Research

Thankful for Alzheimer’s Research

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was first described in 1906. Since then, numerous breakthroughs in technology, infrastructure, and disease knowledge have helped improve patients’ lives and push us closer to a cure. Though the road is still very long ahead of us, November marks a time to pause and reflect on past, present, and future efforts. These …

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Memories should be cherished

Cherishing Memories When Loved Ones Can’t

More than 16 million people in the U.S. are caring for someone with dementia as are countless others worldwide. Our memories are integral to our sense of self and our relationships. Therefore, watching a loved one lose their memories can be incredibly challenging and overwhelming. By learning what to expect and how to help them …

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Memory Loss: When Should I be Concerned?

Memory Loss: When Should I Be Concerned?

You may be worried about taking longer than before to learn new things, or how now and then you forget something important. When are memory issues age-related, and when should you be concerned? We have some general guidelines to help you sort it out. Dementia is not Age-Related. It’s not uncommon that it gets harder …

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The connection between diet and memory loss

The Connection Between Diet and Memory Loss

Growing data supports the connection between diet and memory loss. Just like some foods have brain boosting qualities, some also negatively affect them. We’re taking a deeper look into this connection and giving you the top foods to eat, including ones to avoid. Diet and Memory Loss A healthy brain relies on a steady flow …

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How to honor Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

How to Honor Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Creativity and passion fuel Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, which takes place in June. Communities worldwide unite through various events and activities to raise funds and awareness for the care, support, and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Together, they fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which globally affects 50 million people. Light up …

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Memory Loss

Everyone has experienced forgetfulness at some point in their lives. You forget where you put your phone or the name of the person you just met. It is an entirely normal part of aging. However, there is forgetfulness that goes beyond lost keys and missing names. Alzheimer’s related memory loss gradually worsens over time, and …

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