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Caregiving Alzheimers

Senior Moments, or Something More?

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Here are some tips for those who may be concerned that either themselves or a loved one are showing signs of memory impairment and may be struggling with knowing how to differentiate normal forgetfulness from Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia.

When Your Mom Forgets Who You Are

Chuck Gomez | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Chuck Gomez

I'll never forget the moment when I realized my mother no longer knew who I was. For every child of a parent with Alzheimer's, that reality is a devastating one. How could she not recognize me?

5 Great Gifts For Dads With Memory Loss

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

Some people struggle with celebrating Father's Day once their dad begins suffering the effects of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of memory loss. However, the day can still be meaningful for both your dad and the whole family.

5 Mother's Day Gifts For Alzheimer's Caregivers

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

This Mother's Day, take the time to reach out and do something special to acknowledge a woman whom you know is caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's Disease: Avoiding The Biggest Mistake

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
Dr. Jon LaPook

An estimated 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease. For every one of them, there are three unpaid caregivers: about 15 million people providing 17 billion hours of unpaid care each year.