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Alzheimer Holidays

With Christmas just over a week away, many people are starting to spend more time with family.

While it is a time to celebrate, it’s also a chance to look for warning signs of Alzheimer’s in elderly loved ones you may not see very often. 841 more words

Live At 9

Tests May Soon Predict Alzheimer’s. Do You Want to Know?

Hell yeah!

What really caught my eye was the statement by a bioethicist that people should not know. Because, as Craig Klugman says in the article, “”Living in fear will change how a person lives their life.” So, that means what, I should stop getting a colonoscopy every five years? 535 more words

My Dad and Dementia

My dad has dementia – not Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia – but dementia nonetheless. His dementia has slowly progressed over many years and is greatly exacerbated by his heavy drinking. 207 more words

Mental Health

Firefighters, Paramedics Receive Alzheimer's Training

The number of people in Northeast Wisconsin living with Alzheimer’s or dementia is drastically increasing.

One in nine people over age 65 will develop it, according to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter. 362 more words


Holidays and Dementia

Quoted from the Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ.org)Holidays and Alzheimer’s Families | Caregiver Center | Alzheimer’s Association.

24/7 Alzheimer’s Association Helpline: 800.272.3900

The holidays are a time when family and friends often come together. 1,038 more words

Mental Health

Winner of #unSelfieCNY Drawing Announced

Hundreds of Local #unSelfies Contributed on Giving Tuesday

We are excited to announce that the winner of last week’s #unSelfieCNY charitable drawing is Chuck Fiello, Jr. 541 more words


Looking for a Great Gift Idea? Consider an Alzheimer's Association Ornament.

Scrambling to finish all of your holiday shopping? Why not support a great cause while checking another person (or multiple people) off of your list? This silver ornament features the Alzheimer’s Association’s purple logo on one side and a purple snowflake on the other. 13 more words