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New Alzheimer’s Drug Cuts Symptoms by 30 Percent, New Study Says

Researchers are excited by the results of a new Alzheimer’s drug—delivered in the form of twice weekly infusions—which appears to slash symptoms nearly 30 percent in about 18 months of usage. This breakthrough could help to improve millions of individuals living with Alzheimer’s both in the United States and across the world. “This is an […]

New study hints as to why Women’s Alzheimer’s Risk is higher than men’s

Newly identified mechanism may explain Women’s Alzheimer’s risk According to the CDC, women are nearly twice as likely as men to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but doctors and scientists aren’t sure why Women’s Alzheimer’s risk is greater. The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s affects nearly 6 million people in North America. With the population aging, […]

5 Top Smartwatches For Seniors Of 2022

Which Smartwatches for Seniors Make the Cut this year? Forbes Health Lists Their Top Five Smartwatch technology might seem a bit daunting—or even redundant to people who are already laden with smart devices—but smartwatches can be life-changing and potentially life-saving pieces of equipment. Benefits to seniors are features such as medical alerts, fall detection technology, […]

10 Tips for Family Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Family Alzheimer’s Caregivers – Especially Women – Need Self-Care According to the National Institute on Aging, there are an estimated 11 million unpaid family Alzheimer’s caregivers in the United States for patients with dementia, including the most prominent form of the disease, which is Alzheimer’s disease. More than one in four Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers […]

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 Highlights

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2022 covered the breadth of Alzheimer’s and dementia research, including the basic biology of aging and the brain, risk factors and prevention strategies, and caregiving and living well with the disease. AAIC is the premier annual forum for presentation and discussion of […]

Mayo Clinic Q&A on Memory Loss

Recently, the Mayo Clinic News Network put out an interesting article about signs of memory loss based on a question from one of their readers. Are you wondering about a loved one’s memory? Take a read and learn about possible changes in memory and steps to take: DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mom is in her […]

2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Greater Boston

Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Register / Volunteer Are you passionate about putting an end to Alzheimer’s? Are you looking for ways to give back? Would you like to meet new people while supporting a great cause? The Alzheimer’s Association is moving forward with planning for October’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s which is the world’s […]

Dining out with Alzheimer’s: Purple Table Reservations Copy

Dining out with Alzheimer’s Isn’t a Piece of Cake Going out to dine at a restaurant should be an enjoyable and relaxing experience with friends and family.  Sometimes, however, it can be difficult when a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive or physical impairments. If servers and restaurant staff are not […]

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

It’s Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month! The Alzheimer’s Association recently posted an article detailing some common misperceptions about the condition as described by individuals with early-stage Alzhiemer’s Disease (AD). AD affects over 6 million people in the US alone and is the most common form of dementia, which is characterized by: memory loss language problems […]