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ONLINE — In honor of Black History Month, the Alzheimer’s Association will offer a free live webinar, “Alzheimer’s & Dementia Conversations: Changing the Face of … more
REGION — While many families are caring for their loved ones at home, finding ways to stay engaged and active indoors during the cold winter months can be challenging for many Americans. But … more
NATIONWIDE — The holiday season can be a time when families come together to celebrate. In many cases, it can be the first time family members have seen each other in months.  Because … more
ONLINE — Music therapist Tim Doak leads a free online program offered by the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley chapter for people with dementia and their loved ones. It’s called … more
NATIONWIDE — Caregiving for someone with dementia can be overwhelming, especially for first-time caregivers. These caregivers not only experience the emotional impact that occurs when a close … more
Writing dementia down REGION — AlzAuthors co-founder Marianne Sciucco said that her connection to Alzheimer’s disease began in the late 1980s, when her aunt was diagnosed with … more
Masturbation. Got your attention? Thought so. Which is probably why a newly self-published book set in our neighborhood starts the same way. The book, “Your Number’s Up,” by … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) recently honored 94 older adults for their volunteerism in every region of the state as part of NYSOFA’s annual … more
REGION — “There has been a huge uptick to ‘unretire,’ according to the labor market statistics,” said Loreen Gebelein, director of Sullivan County’s Center for … more
(BPT) - While growing older can be amazing, sometimes we all need a little help to remain independent. Whether it is finding transportation to a doctor’s appointment, taking a falls prevention … more
ONLINE — AlzAuthors co-founder Marianne Sciucco says her connection to Alzheimer’s disease began in the late 1980s when her aunt was diagnosed with the disease.  “We were … more
MONTGOMERY, NY —The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is set for Saturday, October 22 at Benedict Farm Park. Check-in for the event opens at 9 a.m. and the … more
NATIONWIDE — Fall means pumpkins, cooler weather, apple cider and—for many people—it’s time to think about changes to your Medicare coverage.  Yes, the fall annual … more
HONESDALE, PA  —  Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC) will offer both the Pfizer and Moderna bivalent vaccines starting Wedensday, September 21 in Honesdale and Wednesday, … more
EVERYWHERE — Flu vaccines are now available for patients at the Wright Center for Community Health’s network of community health centers in northeast Pennsylvania. Most people are … more
NATIONWIDE — Extreme heat poses risks for loved ones with dementia.The Alzheimer’s Association suggests ways to keep people safe and comfortable. The heat can be especially stressful and … more
Socioeconomic deprivation, including neighborhood disadvantages and persistent low wages, are associated with higher dementia risk, lower cognitive performance and faster memory decline, according to … more
I have always appreciated my relationships with older people. Just after my first birthday, I was loaded into my parent’s 1959 Chevrolet Impala and transported 700 miles south of our Iowa … more
Social media has become almost a new way of life. From sharing special moments of births, weddings or graduations, to posting about personal experiences and, for some, starting a business. Between … more
ONLINE — On Wednesday, June 15, the Alzheimer’s Association will host a webinar discussing the crushing impact that Alzheimer’s and other dementias have on the Black … more
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