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November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, which is a time for everyone to remember the importance of brain health. Today, Alzheimer’s Disease impacts six million Americans. By 2050 experts believe the number will more than double to 13 million. According to data from the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another […]
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alzheimer's and dementia
As modern medicine helps keep our bodies healthy for longer, we have begun to understand how the brain ages. More people than ever have been affected by forms of dementia in recent decades. Between 1990 and 2016, dementia cases more than doubled from 20.2 million to 43.8 million. A third of older Americans now have […]
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Alzheimer's Disease
Throughout November, National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month seeks to raise awareness about this devastating form of dementia. Since the creation of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in 1984, the number of people with Alzheimer’s in the United States has more than doubled, from 2 to 5.4 million. By 2050, an estimated 14 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s.  […]
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Alzheimer's Caregivers
When it comes to Alzheimer’s, the first question on many people’s minds is, “What if it happens to me?” From preventative measures to potential treatments, the focus is often on avoiding the disease or coping when it strikes. But when a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the ripples spread out to touch many people in […]
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alzheimer's disease awareness month
In 1983, President Ronald Regan declared November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. At the time of Regan’s announcement, fewer than 3 million Americans had the disease. Today, 36 years later, the number of Americans who have Alzheimer’s has more than doubled to 5.8 million. If this trend continues, experts predict the number of Americans […]
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Preventing alzheimer's Disease Arizona
Researchers have failed to make significant progress towards curing or even treating Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. At the same time, new cases are steadily increasing. Around the world, some 50 million people suffer from dementia, with 10 million new cases diagnosed every year. Without new treatment options, the world will soon face […]
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BOLD
On December 31st, 2018, President Trump signed the Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act — or the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act — into law. In a rare act of bipartisanship, the bill had passed through both The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate in the previous weeks, after having been introduced by […]
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Alzheimer's Vaccine Arizona Home Care
Dementia is a looming public health crisis. According to the World Health Organization, there are currently some 50 million people suffering from the disease world wide. And if left unchecked, that number could swell to more than 131 million by 2050. Unfortunately, researchers have made little progress finding a cause for dementia or developing effective […]
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Arizona Dementia Resources
The looming dementia crisis has researchers, government agencies, and social service professionals worried. Currently, more than 50 million people around the globe suffer from dementia and experts predict that will nearly triple by 2050. To make matters worse, the number of new family caregivers and home health aides won’t rise at the same rate. As […]
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Alzheimer's Awareness Day
September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma. Each year, Alzheimer associations from around the world unite to organize advocacy and informational events, as well as Memory Walks and fundraising days. The impact of this campaign is growing, but so is the need for action. Here are a […]
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