Alzheimer’s Dementia

Why Are African Americans Disproportionately Burdened by Alzheimer’s Disease Than Any Other Group?

The National Institute on Aging defines Alzheimer’s disease as “an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks.” The Alzheimer’s Association shares that 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s as someone develops the disease every 65 seconds. The Alzheimer’s Association …

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Alzheimer’s is the Most Common Form of Dementia What are Some Early Alzheimer’s Warning Signs You Should Be Aware of?

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), states that Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia among the elderly and the fifth leading cause of death in those 65 and older and the sixth leading cause of death in all adults overall. As of 2018, an estimated 5.7 million Americans were …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month What are Some Early Alzheimer’s Warning Signs You Should Be Aware of?

Every year since 2012, September has been globally recognized as World Alzheimer’s Month. It is an international campaign to “raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia.” The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), states that Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia among the elderly and the fifth leading …

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month What are Some Early Alzheimer’s Warning Signs You Should Be Aware of?

Every year since 1983, during the month of June, the Alzheimer’s Association sponsors Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month to raise awareness and educate the public about the disease. According to SeniorLiving.org, “Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that leads to memory, thinking, and behavior problems.” The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), …

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