Seniors (aged 55+) have been more isolated than younger demographics during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Here are tips for caregivers.
Many people in the Lehigh Valley worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease.
Communication can be hard for people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias because they have trouble remembering things. You may feel frustrated or impatient, but it is important to understand that the disease is causing the change in communication skills.
More than 1 million people in the United States are diagnosed with LBD, which is one of the most common forms of dementia. It is a progressive disease, meaning symptoms start slowly and worsen over time.
ACL provides grants that support state and community efforts to increase the availability of dementia-capable home and community-based services and supports for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia (ADRD) and their caregivers.
Taking action to address the many detrimental challenges of Alzheimer’s and related dementias is a U.S. federal government priority.