alzheimer's disease awareness month

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s disease awareness month is recognized yearly in November. Alzheimer’s disease affects nearly six million Americans, with those numbers expected to almost triple over the coming decades. A common misconception about Alzheimer’s is that it is a normal part of aging. The medical community instead recognizes it as a degenerative brain disorder. Educating yourself and…

signs of memory problems

5 Common Signs of Memory Problems

Everyone forgets things sometimes. Walking into a room and forgetting why you came into it isn’t a sign of anything more than a distraction for some. However, for other people, over time, these experiences become more frequent. Recognizing the signs of memory problems in loved ones can be scary. You may be unsure what to…

benefits of exercise and alzheimer's

The Benefits of Exercise for Alzheimer’s

Providing the brain and body with every tool possible to avoid the worsening of Alzheimer’s is always the goal. There are many ways to do that, especially in a memory care program. However, many people may not realize that exercise and Alzheimer’s can go together, creating benefits and improving quality of life. The key here…