From the NIA: Help Us Improve Dementia Care and Caregiving

Evidence review on dementia care and caregiving intervention now available for public comment Melinda Kelley, Director, NIA Office of Legislation, Policy, and International Activities (OLPIA) In 2018, NIA embarked on a collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality…

#WordsOfComfort: Staying connected during this time of uncertainty.

Dementia Friendly works to bring communities together to support those living with dementia and to empower community members around them. Now during the spread of COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, we are all feeling more lonely and disconnected.…

Caregivers 101: Things You Should Know

Caregiving can be fulfilling but caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease has its own unique set of challenges. Visit the NIA website to learn about: Changes in behavior and communicationEveryday careRelationships and Alzheimer’sSafety and Alzheimer’sCaregiver healthLegal and financial issues…

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…

“Why I Volunteer for Research,” A Caregiver’s Story

When both of Will's parents developed dementia, he and his wife moved back into his childhood home to be full-time caregivers. Watch as he discusses how participating in a clinical trial helped him take better care of himself physically and…

Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center Hosting a “Caregiver” Panel Discussion at The Black Women’s Expo, April 12th

The Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center's (RADC) community outreach department is hosting a panel discussion titled: "Caregiver, The Things I Wish I Knew." The event is part of the seminar series of The Black Women's Expo - 25th Anniversary, and will…

New Website for Older Latino Adults with Cognitive Concerns and Caregivers

Below is a message from Yadira Montoya, MSPH, Senior Community Engagement Coordinator at the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center Here is information about a new bilingual resource that may be helpful for the Latino older adults and caregivers. Health professional who works…