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Category: 'Alzheimers'
Freesource #1 Family Learning Center

Tweet Freesource #1 from Always Best Care Senior Services of the Midlands Family Caregivers have access to Free Online Training We know how hard it is to care for a spouse, parent or loved one as they age.  And if they have dementia or Alzheimer’s the challenge is even greater.  We have heard people ask for …

Alzheimer’s Walk in Columbia was a huge success

Tweet What an energetic and inspirational day Saturday, October 24, 2015 was.   Families, caregivers, and even competitors joined together to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association to support funding  for research, education, and respite care which gives hope to those currently battling dementia or Alzheimer’s that we will find a cure.  One of the great messages of …

Gerd Muller Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at 69

Tweet In light of the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Finlay Park in Columbia, SC on October 24th, I was browsing the news for recent headlines in the ongoing battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately I didn’t find news of a miracle drug to save the day. I did find a story about yet another …

Alzheimer’s Association 23rd Annual Educational Symposium

Tweet Each year the Alzheimer’s Association educates family caregivers and professionals providing support with persons with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease on how to enrich those lives through a series of different educational lectures. On Friday, August 21, 2015, we gathered at the William Yates Conference Center (South Carolina Hospital Association) to learn from professionals in …

Five Million Americans Are Living With Alzheimer’s Disease

Tweet Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias comprise a large percentage of our clients’ mental diagnoses. We at Always Best Care experience the pain that families and loved ones feel. We train our caregivers to show patience, compassion, and respect for Alzheimer’s clients who have been robbed of their disease. We care about each and every …

Tweet Alzheimer’s Disease: Understanding the Basics A progressive condition, Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that gets worse over time. As the disease develops, it affects the areas of the brain that control memory, thought, and behavior. As such, Alzheimer’s can result in mild to severe changes in behavior and personality. Additionally, Alzheimer’s can …

Tweet From the Alzheimer’s Association website  www.alz.org In addition to funding research, the Alzheimer’s Association is an excellent source of information and support.  Their website contains a wealth of information such as the following comparison chart between signs of Alzheimer’s and signs of typical age-related changes, 10 signs of Alzheimers and other useful diagnostic and support …

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Tweet by Tonya Edelman, MSW What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia? The two terms are often used interchangeably, but there is a difference. Think of dementia as an umbrella that covers all types of cognitive decline, and Alzheimer’s disease as one of the many types of disorders that is under the umbrella. Alzheimer’s is …

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