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Reducing Caregiver Stress When a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s Disease

Reducing Caregiver Stress When a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s Disease Each year in November, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America sponsors Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. November is also National Family Caregivers Month—so appropriate, because people who are providing care for a loved one who is living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related condition face many challenges, and… Read More

October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month

October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month Lewy body dementia (LBD) is a degenerative disease caused by abnormal protein deposits in the brain. These deposits, called Lewy bodies, cause changes in brain chemicals that can affect thinking, movement, behavior, and emotions. Although LBD it is not as well-known as Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease, it… Read More

Communication With a Loved One Who Is Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

Communication With a Loved One Who Is Living With Alzheimer’s Disease June Is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. This is a time that we focus on the 50 million people who are living with Alzheimer’s disease—and also on the many millions of family members and friends who are supporting their well-being. Family caregiving is hard… Read More