Advance Planning Advice for People with Alzheimer’s

Are you or a loved one dealing with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis? Check out this advice from the National Institute on Aging to make sure appropriate legal and financial plans are in place: Start discussions early. The rate of decline differs for each person…

Adapting Activities for People with Alzheimer’s

Doing things we enjoy gives us pleasure and adds meaning to our lives. People with Alzheimer's disease need to be active and do things they enjoy— there are ways you can help! Plan activities that the person with Alzheimer's enjoys…

Get the facts about Alzheimer’s disease

An Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis can be overwhelming. Get the facts about Alzheimer’s from the National Institute on Aging on topics including: Changes in the brainSigns and symptomsWhat causes Alzheimer’sDiagnosis of Alzheimer’s diseaseParticipating in clinical trialsTreatment of Alzheimer’s diseaseSupport for families and caregivers…

Help Advance the Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act

Dear Friend, Thank you for being part of the fight to end Alzheimer's disease. Today, we need your help to urge Congress to support the Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Act.Currently, only Americans over the age of 60 are eligible for Alzheimer's support…

Two-Part Webinar Series: Alzheimer’s Facts, Figures, Resources, & Brain Health

Alzheimer's Webinar Series The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline, in partnership with ACL, n4a, and the Eldercare Locator, is hosting this series to ensure professionals are knowledgeable about the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and brain health on American families, and have…

Heart to Head Series: The Link between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s Disease

“Advances in our understanding of the role of cardiovascular risks have shown them to be closely associated with cognitive impairment and dementia. Because many cardiovascular risks are modifiable, it may be possible to maintain brain health and to prevent dementia…

Northwestern Memorial Hospital hosts 25th Annual Alzheimer Day

Register online today! Agenda 11:30 AM Welcoming Remarks 12:30 1:00 PM The Mendelson Lecture: "Preventing Alzheimer's" Eric M. Reiman, MD Eric M. Reiman, MD, Executive Director of the Banner Alzheimer's Institute and Chief Executive Officer for Banner Research, Professor of…