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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 >>

Listen to Your Heart for a Healthier Brain

Heart health and brain health go hand in hand. Did you know that there are some forms of heart disease associated with dementia and other kinds of cognitive impairment? According to vascular neurologist Dr. Philip Gorelick, “Over time, the arteries carrying blood to the brain may narrow or become damaged, which can lead to dementia. […] Read More >>

Baking and Making Memories in Jean’s Kitchen

One of our favorite things to do at Autumn Leaves is spend time in Jean’s Kitchen. A cozy spot at the heart of our communities named after CEO Mitch Warren’s beloved grandmother, it’s where you’ll find us most afternoons whipping up a snack or baking up a batch of cookies. Baking is a great way […] Read More >>

Dementia and the Freedom to Choose

Many of us resolve to make better choices each year, but not everyone has the freedom to do so. Imagine having every decision throughout the day made for you. That’s the reality for many who live with dementia. From sunrise to sunset, most of their day has been decided for them—what to wear, when to […] Read More >>