The purpose of The Longest Day is to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. From sunrise to sunset, families and friends of all ages will be choosing an activity to raise funds and awareness for research and programs to end Alzheimer’s disease.
When my father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, our family had the same disparaging realization with which far too many others have been met: he’s going to forget us. As his disease has progressed, however, I have also begun to think about not forgetting him. By this I mean not forgetting who he used to be, the …
March is International Women’s month. For those of us focused on advancing innovative technologies that bring hope and help to families battling dementia, we remember that Alzheimer’s disease impacts women more than men. Women are more likely to develop the disease and women are more likely to provide unpaid care for individuals experiencing dementia.