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....
How to Best Support an Aging Parent Who is Newly Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

How to Best Support an Aging Parent Who is Newly Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Has your aging parent recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease?  Do you know what Alzheimer’s Disease is?  Do you know what the impact of this diagnosis may be?  Alzheimer’s Disease is a type of dementia that can cause problems with memory, thinking, cognition, and behavior. Symptoms usually, although not always, develop slowly and worsen over time.  The end-stages of the disease can become life-threatening. Although...