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Alzheimer’s Guidelines: Ready for Prime-time?

There are currently approximately 5.4 million people in the U.S. who are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), most of whom were diagnosed at a very late stage. Now, for the first time in 27 years, healthcare providers are urged to make this diagnosis much earlier in hopes of detecting changes in the brain a decade or more before symptoms occur—a stage when intervention and treatment might be most effective. Read more

Six Essential Rules for Caregivers

I recently came across a wonderful article from The Juno Connection (Juno Healthcare Staffing Systems) outlining the ‘six essential rules’ for being a good caregiver to a loved one.  With some editing for brevity, here’s what the article said:  Read more