7 tips to support Alzheimer’s caregivers

(BPT) – Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other dementias is exceptionally demanding, and especially challenging. A recent survey by the Alzheimer’s Association indicates many caregivers are not getting the help and support they need — 84 percent of caregivers say they would like more support in caring for someone with Alzheimer’s, especially from family […]

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The rising burden of Alzheimer’s disease on health costs, caregiver health and 65+ population

(BPT) – Kristen Beatty’s 78-year-old father, Ray, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about 10 years ago. Since then, he has developed a sense of paranoia, insomnia and the delusion that people are stealing from him. Though Beatty and her brother constantly reassure their father to allay his fears, the daily struggle can take its toll. Beatty’s […]

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New Study — Rates of Dementia Have Declined Among Seniors

Although rates of dementia are alarming, we are now receiving some positive news. Over the past few years, researchers have continued to publish new research that has made the general public rethink their lifestyle. Although we still do not know what causes dementia, more specifically Alzheimer’s, researchers have uncovered some significant clues. Could recent research […]

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Study Finds — Mutated Alzheimer’s Mice Can Retrieve ‘Lost’ Memories

The more we know about Alzheimer’s, the more progress we make in terms of effective long-term treatment options. Mice have allowed researchers, to uncover and discover a wide range of clues —  with a recent study showing that the memories of Alzheimer’s patients may not be ‘lost’ forever. What this study suggests, is that individuals […]

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