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Caring For the Caregiver

People who care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia often experience high levels of stress. It is overwhelming to take on the full-time care of someone who is experiencing brain changes. No matter how hard you try, reasoning with them feels like a fruitless endeavor. Just as you finally find […] Read More >>

Dementia and the Holidays: Taking a Positive Approach To Care

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” – or so the song goes. But for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, the holidays can be especially stressful. This stress has only been compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic which has isolated us from our extended families and support network. And […] Read More >>

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Letter writing seems to be a fading form of communication. We’re sending 4.3 billion fewer letters and cards than we did back in 2001, reports the U.S. Postal Service, a 61% drop from the days when email and text weren’t the main lines of communication. Let this be your reminder that receiving a letter or […] Read More >>

The Impact of Alzheimer’s on African Americans

You may be surprised to learn that Alzheimer’s is the fourth leading cause of death for African Americans, but only the sixth leading cause of death among whites. It is also often referred to as a “Silent Epidemic” among African Americans, due largely in part to an unwillingness to fully acknowledge and openly discuss the […] Read More >>