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Alzheimer's & dementia

Dementia is the general medical term used to describe a decline in mental ability, and Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia. Most common in aging adults, dementia can interfere with daily life and impair mental functions.

Books, movies & more about dementia and Alzheimer's

Whether you're living with dementia or Alzheimer's or you're caring for a loved one, it's not always easy to feel understood. Finding connection through books, movies, tv, and more is often the best way to remind yourself that you're never alone. These experiences aren't universal, but they do offer a new perspective and a dose of human connection. Most importantly, they're a reminder that we all have a story to tell.

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All Articles about Alzheimer's & dementia

20 Great Blogs About Living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

20 Short Funeral Poems About Alzheimer’s or Dementia

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

How Aging Adults Can Stay Mentally Sharp: 15 Tips

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

12 Key Questions to Ask a Memory Care Facility

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

11 Simple Activity Ideas for Memory Care Residents

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

15 Ways to Lend a Caregiver a Helping Hand

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

A Guide to Dementia Home Care: Cost, Care + Tips

By Amanda Lambert, MS, CMC, ALCP

List of 20+ Notable People With Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

18 Books On Dementia Care & Alzheimer’s

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing