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11 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s important to distinguish the facts from the myths about Alzheimer’s, especially when it comes to finding information online. Read on to learn about common myths surrounding this disease.

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The Truth About Aging and Dementia

As we age, our brains change, but Alzheimer’s and related dementias are not an inevitable part of aging. It helps to understand what’s normal and what’s not when it comes to brain health.


You Are Not Alone: Now Is the Time To Talk About Alzheimer’s Together

“Isolation is a huge problem in our community,” he says. “People experience stigma, so they are afraid to share what’s going on with them and to get the help they need. I am fortunate to have the blessing of support from my family, but others feel so alone.”


Sadness, Depression, or Dementia?

Although golden agers tend to become happier as they age, the blues can often tarnish the glow of contentment. This is natural, but when certain persistent signs appear, an older person may be exhibiting symptoms of depression or even dementia. These conditions can be confusing and need to be clarified.

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Don’t Let COVID Make You Lose Touch During the Holidays

According to a recent survey, almost half of the public thinks it’s pointless to keep in contact with dementia patients who cannot recognize familiar faces or remember anything “meaningful.”

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