Alcoeur Gardens is proud to be a part of the Alzheimer’s New Jersey Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s. Join our team – Angels for Alzheimer’s and help us support New Jersey families that are impacted by Alzheimer’s disease! Together we can raise more money, WALK FOR OUR RESIDENTS and FAMILY MEMBERS and have some fun! Once you've registered, please share in this adventure by joining the team and by helping to raise money for a worthy cause! Share on Facebook, Instagram, etc. with your
CNN's former medical correspondent has written a book on dementia containing "100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-Related Memory Loss". Backed by good science, see the author discuss a few of these "100 Simple Things" that help preserve thinking and memory.
Most people think there is little or nothing you can do to avoid Alzheimer's. But scientists know this is no longer true. In fact, prominent researchers now say that our best and perhaps only ho
3 ROOTS OF ALZHEIMER'S:
Columbia University researchers have pinpointed 3 discoveries about Alzheimer's: Where it starts Why it starts there How it spreads. Learn why this can help researchers treat Alzheimer's sooner and better.
Using high-resolution functional MRI (fMRI) imaging in patients with Alzheimer's disease and in mouse models of the disease, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have clarified three fundamental issues about Alzheimer's: where
Being a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer's or any form of dementia can be overwhelming at times. It can be emotionally, physically and mentally taxing. It can cause immense amounts of stress and exhaustion, and it is important for the caregiver to learn essential coping mechanisms to effectively combat caregiver stress and burnout. While there are support groups and seminars to attend to help with learning effective techniques and to meet others who can support you alon
Alzheimer’s/Dementia is a disease that comes about gradually and the signs can be easy to miss or understand. Making the decision to move a loved one into a Memory Care Community, like Alcoeur Gardens, can be a difficult one - both emotionally and practically. Although every situation is different, looking at the following 9 signs will give you valuable information to help make that decision. 1. The Big Red Flags a. Has wandered away from the home and can’t find their way
What are the most common symptoms for dementia? The various types of dementia tend to affect people differently, especially in the early stages. Other factors that will affect how well someone can live with dementia include largely on how other people respond to them and the environment around them. A person with dementia will have cognitive symptoms (to do with thinking or memory). They will often have problems with some of the following: day-to-day memory – for example, dif
Like most American's, most don't realize that Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia and that it's a progressive, degenerative disease that causes changes in the brain tissue resulting in impaired memory, thinking and behavior. A staggering 4 million Americans have this disease, that is 1 in 10 people over the age of 65. Unfortunately, to date there is no known rhyme or reason on how we get it and no cure in sight. On September 22, 2018, we are walking to fight agai