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Exercising with Alzheimer’s

Regular exercise can have many benefits for people with Alzheimer’s disease, though some people may have trouble getting around during the later stages. If the person with Alzheimer’s has trouble with tasks like walking, choose gentle forms of exercise like: Simple household chores like sweeping and dusting Riding a stationary bike Using soft rubber exerciseContinue reading “Exercising with Alzheimer’s”

NIA/ACL/CDC Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Webinar Series for Professionals

Get up to speed on the latest in Alzheimer’s and dementia, and learn what you need to know to inform, educate, and empower community members, people with dementia, and family caregivers. Presented by the National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH), the Administration for Community Living (ACL), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Free continuing educationContinue reading “NIA/ACL/CDC Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Webinar Series for Professionals”

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