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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Help spread awareness for Alzheimer's disease

Help Spread Awareness for Alzheimer’s

September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, affecting about 6 percent of people 65 and older. Though it may seem like just a typical disease for older people, it is not a normal part of aging. Join us this September. Add your voice, help increase the …

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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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Benefits of Memory Screening

According to the CDC, as more people live long enough to be at greater risk of dementia, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to quadruple by 2050. Health officials believe that the rise in numbers directly results from more people being diagnosed thanks to improved testing. Memory screens are an essential part of the …

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