Caregiving Tips: How to Maintain Your Own Wellbeing When Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s

Currently, there are more than five million adults in the U.S., age 65 or older, who have Alzheimer’s disease, and this number continues to grow as the population ages and people live longer. The American Association of Retired People (AARP) estimates that 70% of those with Alzheimer’s live at home and are primarily cared for … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Disease — Four Crucial Steps for Protecting Yourself

Alzheimer’s Disease is more prevalent than you may realize. People you know could have it. Neither you nor they may even suspect that they have the disease. One of them may be a close friend or a member of your family. With around half a million new cases annually in America alone, there are essential … Continue reading

California Healthline: Senate Report Examines Goals for Alzheimer’s Care

by David Gorn Alzheimer’s is an “impending public health crisis” in California and needs immediate and continued state attention, according to a new report from the California Senate Office of Research. The statewide focus on Alzheimer’s disease began in earnest two years ago, according to the report released last week. “The year 2011 was significant … Continue reading

NAPA Draft Plan Released

  From our colleagues at the Alzheimer’s Association On January 4, 2011, President Barack Obama signed into law the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA), requiring the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the National Alzheimer’s Project to: • Create and maintain an integrated national plan to overcome Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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