Published on Oct 2, 2017 In a 2017 report, a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Shawnee Alliance in collaboration with SIU-Family Practice Memory Clinic, SIU-School of Social Work Dr. Elaine Jurkowski and the Carbondale Regional
Health professionals—physicians, nurses, social workers, and others—play an important role in identifying and caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Check
Healthcare providers, particularly primary care clinicians with long-standing relationships with a patient, are often in an ideal position to notice
The following infographic by the National Institute on Aging shares ways caregivers can take care of themselves.
A trip to the hospital can be stressful for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia and their caregivers. Here are some
Many people find themselves caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia from far away. This task can feel especially