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Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts

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Screen Shot 2017-01-22 at 9.37.54 PMOn Wednesday night at 10:00 pm,  Public Broadcast Stations (WGBH, Channel 2 in Boston) will air Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts. It will focus on the projected explosive growth in the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s by 2050, and Read More…

Taking Stock at the Holidays

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Screen Shot 2016-12-18 at 10.45.25 PMAmid reunions and celebrations, the holidays are a time for assessment for those worried about the cognitive well-being of their parents. Here are some ways to assess how well they are Read More…

Tips for Thanksgiving

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15399171436_55e2735e8a_cThanksgiving is one holiday that all Americans share.   A unique question for families living with Alzheimer’s is how to balance family expectations and traditions with the reduced abilities of those who have this disease. Here are some suggestions to create a meaningful Read More…

The Worried Well: Am I Getting Early Alzheimer’s?

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“Some days I can’t remember a person’s name, and it really bothers me. I am afraid that I am getting Alzheimer’s.” This common worry plagues a large group of people, the “worried well”.

The reality is that everyone occasionally forgets names of people and places. These lapses increase as we age, Read More…

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