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What Causes Alzheimer’s?


According to the National Institute on Aging, “Scientists don’t yet fully understand what causes Alzheimer’s disease, but it is clear that it develops because of a complex series of events that take place in the brain over a long period … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease-Mild, Moderate and Severe


November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month. Here’s more information from the National Institute on Aging on mild, moderate and severe stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. Mild Alzheimer’s Disease “As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, memory loss continues and changes in other cognitive … Continue reading

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month


November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month. It is estimated that as many as 5.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. According to the National Institute on Aging: Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly … Continue reading

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Caregivers Attempt to Balance Their Personal Life and the Demands of Caring for Elderly Parents


Millions of Americans are now finding themselves in a place they have never been before–sandwiched between their careers, the needs of immediate family members, planning their own retirement, and providing care for elderly loved ones. Baby Boomers – Sandwiched Between Retirement … Continue reading

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Attn: Caregivers of Elderly Relatives


Attn: Caregivers of Elderly Relatives Did you know that according to The Natioal Alliance for Caregiving that there are 65.7 million caregivers in the U.S.? This is 29% of the U.S. adult population and 31% of all U.S. households! 48.9 … Continue reading

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