Published on: May 6, 2012
by Terry Richard for The Oregonian:
Making Mother’s Day meaningful for a mother suffering Alzheimer’s disease can be a challenge for a daughter, son or other family member.
How much will be remembered depends on the stage of the disease, be it early, mid or late. Kristrun Grondal, program director for the Oregon chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, offers these suggestions:
Staying socially connected is extremely important for our overall health, including our brain health. A 2019 review article published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that various aspects of social isolation, including low levels...
Although it’s great to celebrate the big achievements, it’s also important to celebrate the small wins.
Women are affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in much larger numbers than men. Approximately two-thirds of Canadians and Americans living with dementia are women. Why are women disproportionately affected? Partly, it...
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