Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Association

Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating disease; memories, perception and vital organ functions are all impaired. Alzheimer’s seems to show up all at once in many cases, but the damage has … Continue reading

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Brochure Helps Caregivers Determine When Someone with Alzheimer’s Should Stop Driving

The Alzheimer’s Association has a great brochure titled “Driving And The Individual With Alzheimer’s”. The brochure has tips that help caregivers determine when and how to take the keys from a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer’s. It is … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Symposium on July 11, 2014

There is an Alzheimer’s & Dementia Educational Symposium on July 11, 2014. The location is the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. There is no charge to attend and the event hours are from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Topics covered … Continue reading

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Events in Eastern NC September – November in 2014

Heard about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s yet? Get your teams together or mark your calendar to participate! The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the largest event put on by the Alzheimer’s Association yearly. According to the Alzheimer’s Association website, … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Facts and Statistics – Alzheimer’s Association (Video)

This video from the Alzheimer’s Foundation highlights a number of facts about Alzheimer’s disease. It is a short video filled with Alzheimer’s related statistics and attention-grabbing visuals. Seeing one fact after another displayed, as the animations change, helps one begin … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Association Website – Alzheimer’s Resources for Kids and Teens

The Alzheimer’s Association website has resources to help kids and teens understand Alzheimer’s disease and its affect on a loved one or friend. There are videos, printables and activity sheets to explain Alzheimer’s disease and give young people facts about … Continue reading

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What Can Caregivers Do to Help Them Cope When a Loved One has Alzheimer’s?

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s can be difficult. In addition to taking care of a relative’s physical needs, there is also an emotional component to dealing with Alzheimer’s. Caregivers can easily get exhausted by the responsibilities and daily … Continue reading

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Brochure Covers Basic Information on Alzheimer’s Disease, Treatment Options and Getting Help

There is a brochure available from the Alzheimer’s Association that provides a basic introduction to Alzheimer’s disease. The title of the brochure is “Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease – What it is and what you can do”. In addition to giving … Continue reading

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Helpful Brochure on Planning Activities at Home for Person with Dementia – Alzheimer’s Association Brochure

The Alzheimer’s Association has a brochure available that will help caregivers of a person with dementia plan activities that can be done at home. The brochure is titled “Activities at Home – Planning the day for a person with dementia”. … Continue reading

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7 Activities to Keep Your Brain Active

Keeping the brain active is a way to retain cognitive ability and even delay the effects of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Challenging your mind with puzzles, social situations and new places will help form more connections among brain cells. Learning new … Continue reading

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