Safe and Sane: Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES — Nearly 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase to nearly 14 million by 2050. Aside from the disease’s burden to the patient, it also impacts family caregivers. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, accounting for an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care. […read more]

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By Alma Gill NNPA Columnist   Frustrated by Dementia   Dear Alma, I need advice to help my beloved sister who has dementia. I don’t know how to communicate with her anymore. We were once very close. She was talented and had a lot of Read More