Caregivers

Family with history of rare Alzheimer’s gene hopes for a cure

Marty Reiswig’s family has history of a rare, inherited form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The 36-year-old could undergo tests to learn if he will also get the disease, but he has chosen not to. “Becoming closer and closer to the age of onset is kind of like a huge storm …

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Retirement Might Not Agree With Your Health

Seniors who keep working appear healthier than those who quit the workforce, new research suggests. The study of more than 83,000 Americans 65 and older found that being unemployed or retired was associated with the greatest risk of poor health, even after taking into account predictors such as smoking and …

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Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group: General information about this support group: Open to all family members and caregivers of those caring for, or involved with, individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s and Alzheimer’s type dementias. No need to call first; just show up. This support group is a free community offering of …

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