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Dementia Caregiving Tips for Family or Home-Based Caregivers

Providing home care for an individual diagnosed with Alzheimer’s can be extremely challenging. The mental, as well as the physical needs of the senior, must be considered in such situations. Many individuals who care for loved ones diagnosed with Alzheimer’s go through emotional upheaval themselves. Some family members and caregivers are able to keep up with …

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Quick Facts about Alzheimer’s

EVERY 67 SECONDS someone in the United States develops the disease. Prevalence An estimated 5.3 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease in 2015. Of the 5.3 million Americans with Alzheimer’s, an estimated 5.1 million people are age 65 and older, and approximately 200,000 individuals are under age 65 (younger-onset Alzheimer’s). Almost two-thirds of …

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