Growing evidence indicates that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits. When possible, combine these habits to achieve maximum benefit for the brain and body. Start now. It’s never too late or too early to incorporate healthy habits.
Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer`s or another dementia. Alzheimer`s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in different degrees. If you notice any of them, please see a doctor.
Third Thursday of every month located at Services for Older Citizens.
Studies explore treatments, prevention.
You are not alone. Whether you need information about early-stage caregiving, middle-stage caregiving, or late-stage caregiving, the Alzheimer`s Association is here to help.
“The stairs are getting so hard to climb.” “Since my wife died, I just open a can of soup for dinner.” “I’ve lived here 40 years. No other place will seem like home.” These are common issues for older people. And, you may share the often-heard wish—“I want to stay in my own home!” The good news is that with the right help you might be able to do just that.
Who speaks for the caregiver? Caregivers are often so busy helping a loved one, their own stories fall by the wayside. See caregivers share the fears, hopes, frustrations, and triumphs that are part of the caregiving experience.
Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (think Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry) you can take to reduce the spread of diarrheal and respiratory illness so you can stay healthy.
Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch is a free, easy-to-use clinical studies matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer's, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current studies.
The new app was created as a resource to record and share the life stories that are all around you. You can choose to keep the stories to yourself, or share them with the world.
Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease can have high physical, emotional, and financial costs. The demands of day-to-day care, changes in family roles, and decisions about placement in a care facility can be difficult.
A family health history is a written record of a family`s health. The history contains information about a family`s medical conditions, lifestyle habits (for example, whether anyone in the family has smoked), and where and how family members grew up. It`s like a family tree for health.
Early-onset Alzheimer's disease occurs in people age 30 to 60. It is rare, representing less than 5 percent of all people who have Alzheimer's.
Identity theft is rampant in today`s society and has no age boundaries. In February 2013, The Federal Trade Commission released The 2012 Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book. Their statistics showed that the occurrence rate in the under- 20 group, which includes infants and children, was almost equal to the rate of occurrence in the 70 and older group.
Taking a moment to plan ahead can save your life in an emergency.
The fact is, when it comes to our memories, we are our toughest critics. We seem to forget the countless facts we recall every day and focus on the few we`ve forgotten. We need to stop browbeating ourselves and start complimenting ourselves for what we remember.
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