Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Some facts about Alzheimer’s: • Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s.• Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States.• More Than 5 million Americans are living with the disease and over 15 million people serving as their caregivers.• About 13 million women are either living with Alzheimer’s or caring for someone who has   ... Read More

14Aug

2014

Category: News & Events , In the Community , Boston , Senior Health , Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. The disease destroys brain cells and symptoms can include confusion, anger, mood swings, language breakdown and long-term memory loss. Over 5.4 million people in the United States and 35 million worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's disease. Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease involves specialized services that differ from other types o  ... Read More

10Mar

2014

Category: Resources , Living Options , Alzheimer’s & Dementia