Advocating for Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease

In the time it takes to complete a few of these sentences, someone will receive an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Over 50 million people around the world are living with a form of dementia. That number is expected to soar to over 82 million before this decade ends. Prioritizing awareness is no longer an option. Across the world this …

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Honoring Moms with Memory Loss

If your mother has dementia-related memory loss, finding a meaningful way to celebrate her on Mother’s Day may pose a challenge. Honoring moms with memory loss on Mother’s Day may require a little more planning, but new traditions can mend the old ones with family support. Change of Focus Mothers are historically the center of …

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Recognizing the Early Signs of Memory Loss

We all forget things from time to time. Keys, cell phone, wallet, you name it, someone has forgotten it. As we get older, forgetfulness increases, and for the most part, it is normal. Occasional memory issues differ from symptoms of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Recognizing when to get help in the early signs of memory …

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Memory Screens- Insight into the Unknown

In our later years, memory issues are common, leaving even the sharpest senior occasionally forgetful. When these issues happen more often or begin to interfere with daily tasks, it could signal something more. A simple screening tool is available that can determine if symptoms warrant a full evaluation. The screen is quick and is an …

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Memory Loss: A Caregiver’s Guide

Caring for a loved one with memory loss can be very rewarding. You’ll provide the care that allows them to face their journey with love and dignity. Caregiving can also be all-consuming and stressful, and the weight of their life and yours bears down on your shoulders. Caregivers of loved ones with memory loss juggle …

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Why Get a Memory Screening?

Though some people are at higher risk, anyone can develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Recent studies show the chances of developing a form of dementia double every five years between the ages of 65 to 90. Since some memory loss is expected with aging, early signs of cognitive decline can go unnoticed. The first step in finding out …

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Memory Loss During the Holidays

There’s a lot to think about during the holidays, and being a caregiver for a loved one with memory loss can seem daunting. In addition to the stress and emotional toll this time of year can take, keeping everyone safe during the pandemic is an added hurdle. Despite the challenges of memory loss during the …

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Tips for a Kidney-Friendly Thanksgiving

If you have kidney disease damage, it means your kidneys can’t filter the way they should. Those with this chronic disease are typically on diet restrictions, and many are getting dialysis too. It can be overwhelming to manage everything in a typical week, but it can seem impossible during the holidays. A kidney-friendly Thanksgiving is …

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Almost 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Most of us know at least one person who has been impacted by Alzheimer’s, but not everyone understands what it is and what they can do about it. November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and people all over the country are putting on their walking …

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