What is advance care planning, tips for completing a plan with someone who has dementia, and how to complete documents in the time of COVID-19 social distancing.
Katie Branch is the Director of the Simulation Center at Grand Valley State University.
Lewy body dementia is a type of dementia in which abnormal proteins, called Lewy bodies deposit in the brain. The protein deposits cause areas of the brain to stop working correctly.
The role of a financial advisor is to help clients make the best use of their financial resources. Often people’s financial goals change as they grow older and approach retirement, or a different phase in their lives. Financial goals change even more when an individual or family is faced with dementia.
What do people with dementia and their caregivers need to know to stay happy and healthy?
Social isolation can be very challenging when dealing with dementia. Adult day centers provide meaningful interactions with others in a safe and stimulating environment.
When caregiving has become too much and you need to seek outside help, there are many factors worth considering in order to make an informed decision about what the best fit will be for you or your loved one.
New question and answer chat services help non-English speaking caregivers across the nation.
In this series, we are exploring the most common types or causes of memory loss and dementia. Frontotemporal dementia is one of those causes of dementia that is seen quite frequently, and is the most common type of dementia for individuals under age 60.
Jennifer Lepard is the President and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter.