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Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes U.S. FDA Approval of Lecanemab

Association Renews Urgent Call for CMS to Cover FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments CHICAGO, January 6, 2023 — The Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes today’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) action to grant the accelerated approval of Leqembi™ (lecanemab) (Eisai/Biogen) for the treatment of patients in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or mild dementia stage of Alzheimer’s disease and with confirmation …

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Outdoor Activities for Seniors

Seniors living alone are prone to outdoor isolation, especially after the loss of a spouse or friends. This sense of isolation can increase if seniors rarely leave home. Many seniors take advantage of group activities such as book clubs or volunteering to maintain social interaction, but spending time with nature, even alone has the potential …

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Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor. Get checked. …

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Sundowners a Soft Word

Sundowners – it’s such a soft sounding word for a very challenging condition. Sundowning refers to an extreme state of confusion that often occurs during the late afternoon or evening for people with dementia or Alzheimer’s

How to Care for Someone with Alzheimer’s

f you are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia, your role in managing daily tasks will increase as the disease progresses. Consider practical tips that can help the person with dementia participate as much as possible and enable you to manage tasks effectively. Source: mayoclinic.org

The Impact of A Healthy Lifestyle on Dementia

Healthy lifestyle behaviors have been found to greatly reduce the risk of dementia among individuals with an increased risk for dementia, a study providing data from over 300,000 adults aged 50-73 years suggests.