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Top 10 Things To Do after a Family Member Has Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

When a family member or friend receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, there are often a mix of emotions and many questions. Here are ten first steps that you can take to support your loved one and yourself. Don’t try to do all within the first day, or even the first week. What’s most important …

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Alzheimer’s and COVID Vaccines: Your Questions Answered

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate headlines and daily life, the approval of several vaccines has provided the world with hope. Here we answer several key questions around COVID vaccines for people living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, their loved ones, and those who care for them. Are the vaccines safe? How do they work?Two …

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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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About the Blog

In this blog you will find guest articles and information provided by visitors to the website. Communicating with Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease: One of the most tragic symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the worsening ability to communicate. Deterioration of verbal communication is evident as pauses in conversation increase, word substitutions become more prominent, and …

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Common Links

Common Links for the LightBridge Knowledgebase SAFE RETURN® PROGRAM The ABC’s from the National Institute of Health Alzheimer Association Congregate Meals Senior Corps Pet Partners Transportation Information on Hospice Information on Incontinence The Dash Eating Plan Care Support Care support (Page 2) Adult Daycare Assisted Living Federation of America KnowledgeBase Credits

About Dr. Mindy

MINDY KIM-MILLER, MD, PhD Dr. Mindy Kim-Miller, Senior VP of Research and Education, Principal Investigator, completed an MD/PhD Combined Degree Medical Scientist Training Program in order to pursue translational research. She received her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied regulated secretion from neuroendocrine cells, and earned her MD from the …

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Adult Daycare

FOR MORE INFO ON DAY CARE FACILITIES: Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) Website: http://www.n4a.org/about-n4a/?fa=aaa-title-VI Tel: 202-872-0888 National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) Website: www.ncoa.org Tel: (202) 479-6682 ARCH National Respite Network Website http://chtop.org/ARCH.html Tel: 919.490.5577 Eldercare Locator Website: http://www.aoa.gov/naic/elderloc.html orhttp://www.eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Home.aspx Tel: 800.677.1116 FREE Alzheimer’s Association: Adult Day Service Topic Sheet http://www.alz.org/national/documents/topicsheet_adultday.pdf Better Business Bureau Phone Directory

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