Holiday gift ideas for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers

Holidays can be stressful enough, but when you add in a person living with dementia, gatherings with family and friends become more complex. Finding the right gift for our loved ones can be challenging. The Alzheimer’s Association offers a caregiver holiday guide that shows how, with careful planning, family celebrations can be a meaningful part […]

Alzheimer’s warnings often show during holidays

It isn’t surprising that the time when family members are most likely to recognize the first signs of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in a loved one comes during the holiday season. This year, family members and friends may not have seen one another for months or longer due to COVID distancing. When they do […]

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Unveils “The Apartment,” Full-Scale Model Dementia-Friendly Residence

NEW YORK (May 21, 2021)—The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) today unveiled The Apartment, a full-scale model dementia-friendly residence in AFA headquarters—with entryway, kitchen, bedroom, bath, living room and dining area—that showcases more than 30 practical design and technological enhancements to make a home safer and improve quality of life for someone living with dementia and […]

Faster Processing Of Disability Claims For People With Alzheimer’s Disease

Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Since the onset of Alzheimer’s can occur in people before they retire, it may strike during an individual’s working years; preventing gainful employment as the disease progresses.

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