Alzheimer's Prevention News

Lifestyle Choices You Can Make To Delay or Prevent Alzheimer's

Read Dorian Martin's blog on the little things you can do to help fight off dementia and Alzheimer's (Warning: It involves exercise, and eating right!)

Test Your Alzheimer's IQ

According to the Alzheimer's Association, over 5 million people in the United States currently suffer from Alzheimer's Disease. How many Americans do you think will suffer from the disease in 2050?

Test Your Alzheimer's IQ

How many people over the age of 65 have Alzheimer's?

Correct!Close, but no cigar! According to a study sponsored by the Center for Disease Control, scientists predict that the number of Americans suffering from Alzheimer's Disease will increase by 350%, equaling 14 million by 2050.

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Leah Jones Read this blog by Leah, a 58 year-old former teacher who was recently diagnosed with vascular dementia - because a better understanding of what they're going through helps us to become better friends and caregivers.

Alzheimer's Basics:

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease -

Find out what you should be looking for with these tips from The Alzheimer's Association of America.

The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease -

Read this blog by Dr. David Roeltgen on how you can distinguish between these two similar and often related diseases.

Free Online Dementia Test - And the Importance of Early Detection -

Get your dementia facts - how many people have it, how many people have it and don't know it, and how you can detect it early.

For Caregivers:

Caregiving Resources- Click here to find out how best to communicate with your loved one, how to cope with their changing behavior, and how to plan for the future.

Ten Steps for Living Through Your Caregiving Journey- Read Carol Bradley Bursack's tips on how to survive the caregiving experience. (Hint: Try to maintain balance, and your sense of humor!)

If I Only Knew Then-What I Know Now!- Read author Jacqueline Marcell's story of how she found out her parent's had Alzheimer's, and how she struggled to cope while caring for them.

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