Tips for Addressing Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in an Elder Loved One

Tips for Addressing Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in an Elder Loved One

Were you aware that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month? Currently, did you know that there are more than 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease? Even though there is still no known cure, it is widely accepted that the number one risk factor is advanced age. Playing a critical role in supporting an impacted senior’s long-term well-being are family caregivers. There are many resources available to help family caregivers....
Warning Signs of Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

Warning Signs of Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

Have you ever walked into a room and suddenly forgot the reason why you went in there? Do you have trouble remembering where you parked your car in a crowded parking lot? The likely answer is “yes” and we have all been there! When memory loss begins to disrupt your daily life, however, a bigger issue may be at play. Alzheimer’s is a type of brain disease that negatively affects memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. Sadly, research tells us...