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Alzheimers Foundation of America

Alzheimer's Caregivers: Need Professional Advice This Very Instant?

Marie Marley | Posted 11.06.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's can be extremely difficult. If you reach the end of your rope and need advice on the spot, two organizations have helplines you can easily access: the Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. (Please note, however, that you should call 911 for emergencies.)

Smart Ways To Beat The Stress Of Alzheimer's Caregiving

Marie Marley | Posted 08.27.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Bethany's mother has Alzheimer's and Bethany is the primary caregiver. In fact she's the only caregiver. She's on duty 24/7 and, after three years in this role she often feels physically and mentally exhausted. If only she had some time to herself. She used to love photography but hasn't had time for that since before her mother got sick.

Why 'Bother' to Find Out if You Have Alzheimer's Disease?

Carol Steinberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol Steinberg

Just like we "bother" to diagnosis cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS and other illnesses with or without effective treatments, it's time to "bother" with Alzheimer's disease.

After A Frightening Experience With Alzheimer's, I Found A Way Everyone Can Help

Merl Reagle | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
Merl Reagle

On September 30 at 3 p.m. EST, puzzle fans across the United States will download what looks like a typical Sunday crossword from the Internet, except that it's anything but. It's the centerpiece of a national contest...to raise awareness of the wide-ranging effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Recollection Roulette

Olivia Vehslage | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen
Olivia Vehslage

I could see it in my grandmother's eyes before she even said a word. All I had to do was watch her focus in on me as I leaned over her wheelchair to give her a hug, and I knew she knew me.

What If It's Alzheimer's?

Marie Marley | Posted 05.19.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

No one wants to have a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's. There's nothing more painful and chilling than learning your loved one has dementia, but when the person is exhibiting symptoms of the illness, an evaluation has to be conducted -- and the sooner the better.

Movement on Funding for Alzheimer's Research

Eric J. Hall | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

When multiple moving parts are at play, it's only logical that things will start advancing. That's what is happening now in the Alzheimer's disease cause.