The Link Between Alzheimer’s and Sleep

The Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference was held one month ago and new research was presented at the conference that explored the connection between sleep and dementia. The research showed that sleep deprivation could increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s. However, the medications you take to help you sleep could also be dangerous and linked to…

The Need of Congress to Help Fund Alzheimer’s Research

Alzheimer’s research is needed to help us find a cure for a disease that is expected to triple in the next 30 years. As of now, we have limited resources, even though Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are growing at an alarming rate. Research funding is needed to learn more about Alzheimer’s so that…

Dementia Signs to Watch Out For

Dementia is on the rise and is only expected to impact more lives in upcoming years. So, what are some signs to watch out for when it comes to yourself or a loved one? Remember, if you can catch the onset of dementia early, you can do things to mitigate it. Dementia by the Numbers…

Benefits of Attending Caregiver Support Groups

It is difficult to watch someone you care about go through dementia, especially if you are the caregiver. This can be a very overwhelming experience and you may need extra support. This is where support groups come in and can help you with the difficult task. Caregivers and Support Groups Did you know that there…