Lewy Body Dementia

https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/what-is-dementia/typ…

Dementia Diagnosis

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dementia/diag…

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Disease: What is the Difference?

https://www.alz.org/alzheimers-dementia/difference-between-d…

10 Surprising Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-di…

Rapidly Progressing Alzheimer’s: Something else?

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-di…

The Seven Stages Of Dementia

https://www.dementia.org/stages-of-dementia

Coping When Your Loved One With Dementia Doesn’t Recognize You

https://www.verywellhealth.com/coping-when-loved-one-doesnt-…

5 Ways For Dementia Caregivers to De-Stress

https://www.sunriseseniorliving.com/blog/september-2014/5-wa…

Caregiving Skills

https://www.caringseniorservice.com/blog/unique-skills-to-be…

How to Help Two Parents With Alzheimer’s Disease

Having one parent diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease is difficult for family caregivers but when both of your parents have Alzheimer’s, the burden more than doubles. The help you were receiving from one parent is replaced by the challenges of caring for both. How to Help Two Parents With Alzheimer’s Here is some advice on how […]

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Advocates turn DC purple to #ENDALZ

Would you travel across the country to talk to your representatives? That’s exactly what 60 advocates from Northern California and...

Fighting Alzheimer’s through the arts…and cars

Written by Kacie Thomas Helen Borley of Modesto loved sewing. She used to let her children pick out the patterns...

Volunteers are the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association

Did you know that the Alzheimer’s Association was started by volunteers? In 1980, a group of family caregivers and individuals...

Blood Protein Changes Could Predict Alzheimer’s Years Before Symptoms

As researchers press for a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, many are focusing on early detection and prevention. Early detection of Alzheimer’s can not only mitigate symptoms but potentially slow the progression of the disease as well. It can also help families prepare for a future with Alzheimer’s, outlining future caregiving plans. One new study utilizes a […]

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Insulin and Alzheimer’s Disease

Nearly 21 million Americans have diabetes, a disease that makes the body less able to convert sugar to energy. According...

How Memory Loss Can Be Caused by Over-the-Counter Medication

Some common medications, both over-the-counter and prescription, have a certain property that can contribute to memory loss and mild cognitive impairment. Learn more about these drugs, how they may accelerate cognitive decline, and what to do if you or a loved one is taking one of these drugs and experiencing memory loss.  Memory Loss Caused by […]

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5 Fun Activities to do with the Grandkids this Summer

  There are few things sweeter than the bond between Grandparents and their grandchildren. The memories made at grandma and grandpa’s house are memories that can last a lifetime. Have fun this summer joining generations together with good times and … Read More

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Backyard Granny Pods: The Exciting Elderly Care Option

Granny Pods also known as MedCottages are an exciting housing alternative to nursing and other senior care facilities. Now mom can be just steps away while having her own private, comfortable and safe space to live in. Basically, a Granny Pod … Read More

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A Long Ride on The Longest Day

Roehl Caragao knows the impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on families. He has worked in hospice care since 2004, and along...

How Alzheimer’s Could Be Type 2 Diabetes

The link between Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes continues to grow stronger. A new study presented at the Society for Neuroscience shows that the disease may actually be the late stages of type 2 diabetes. Learn more about how Alzheimer’s could be type 2 diabetes. The Correlation Between Alzheimer’s and Type 2 Diabetes A new study done by researchers […]

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Proactive Coping Strategies for Caregivers

  Alzheimer’s caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved...

Why People with Alzheimer’s are Unable to Recognize their Loved Ones

As Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia advance, the ability to recognize the faces of loved ones diminishes. As it does, family relationships often diminish as well and many people with Alzheimer’s become isolated and lonely. A new study sheds more light on why facial recognition is impaired in Alzheimer’s, bringing new understanding to […]

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The Father’s Day Gift Dad Really Wants

Father’s Day  June 19th 2016 Give the greatest gift of all: time…with you! Father’s Day is just around the corner, impress pops this year with a gift that will create memories and warm his heart…time spent with you! . Thinking … Read More

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Alzheimer’s: A Real Love Story…

TRUTH: Alzheimer’s is more than memory loss. It is common knowledge that Alzheimer’s robs people of their ability to remember, but other truths about the disease remain unknown. This June, we are debunking harmful misconceptions that keep people from seeking a diagnosis and that reduce access to needed resources and support services. Uncover the truths [...]

Books for Children about Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Fine artist Kathryn Harrison completed a series of artworks and books related to caregiving and dementia, in response to her personal experience with her mother’s disease. Today, she shares more about her experience with Alzheimer’s disease, as well as 12 books for children about Alzheimer’s and dementia that she would recommend to other families on this […]

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Dementia Documentary Answers “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?”

A new documentary that aired on PBS took a closer look at the fight against Alzheimer’s and followed researchers in efforts to stop the disease in its tracks. Learn more about the documentary featuring global efforts to halt the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia Documentary: “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?” The Alzheimer’s epidemic is looming, waging […]

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Free Physician App Helps Mobilize Dementia Patient Care

Today, Alzheimer’s is the 5th leading cause of death in California, with 590,000 individuals in our state currently suffering the...

Blood Test Detects Onset of Alzheimer’s a Decade Early

The newest blood test to detect Alzheimer’s may be able to predict the disease 10 years before symptoms occur with 100% accuracy. Researchers from the National Institute on Aging are focusing on a protein in the brain called IRS-1 that may signal the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s. Learn more about this study and what it means for […]

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Tips for the Emerging Sport: Pickleball!

Pickleball is an emerging racquet sport catching the attention of seniors as a fun, low impact sport. So what the heck is Pickleball and does it have anything to do with pickles? This sport is the perfect hodgepodge of  ping … Read More

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