About one in five Americans are unpaid caregivers and struggle with many of the same challenges.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, it may be difficult to think beyond the day to day. However, taking steps now can help prepare for a smoother tomorrow.
By volunteering for a clinical study or clinical trial, you can become a partner in helping researchers discover new ways to potentially diagnose, treat, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
It’s estimated that more than 10,000 mental health apps are currently available in major apps stores5. With so many apps to choose from, it can be overwhelming to navigate through the options.
When you visit your healthcare provider (including your yearly “Wellness” visit), they may perform a cognitive assessment to look for signs of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Keeping dementia patients engaged in physical and cognitive activities can benefit them. In some cases, it may even help slow the progression of their disease. Consider the following activities as ways to enhance your loved one’s life and happiness.