There’s no cure or treatment for Alzheimer’s and related dementias, but the good news is that there’s a growing body of evidence that the right lifestyle choices can have a positive impact on overall brain health. This means that a person has the power to reduce and control their risks.
The instances of dementia are on the rise along with the frustration levels of their caregivers. Here a Dementia Dialogue Trainer and caregiver to a sister with dementia provides realistic tips on how to better communicate and cope with someone with dementia.
Learn about GeneMatch: a project underway at Roper St. Francis and across the nation to help scientists battle Alzheimer’s and how you may be able to help find a cure.