Honoring Moms with Memory Loss

If your mother has dementia-related memory loss, finding a meaningful way to celebrate her on Mother’s Day may pose a challenge. Honoring moms with memory loss on Mother’s Day may require a little more planning, but new traditions can mend the old ones with family support. Change of Focus Mothers are historically the center of many …

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Recognizing the Early Signs of Memory Loss

We all forget things from time to time. Keys, cell phone, wallet, you name it, someone has forgotten it. As we get older, forgetfulness increases, and for the most part, it is normal. Occasional memory issues differ from symptoms of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Recognizing when to get help in the early signs of memory …

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Memory Screens- Insight into the Unknown

In our later years, memory issues are common, leaving even the sharpest senior occasionally forgetful. When these issues happen more often or begin to interfere with daily tasks, it could signal something more. A simple screening tool is available that can determine if symptoms warrant a full evaluation. The screen is quick and is an …

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Memory Loss: A Caregiver’s Guide

Caring for a loved one with memory loss can be very rewarding. You’ll provide the care that allows them to face their journey with love and dignity. Caregiving can also be all-consuming and stressful, and the weight of their life and yours bears down on your shoulders. Caregivers of loved ones with memory loss juggle …

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Why Get a Memory Screening?

Though some people are at higher risk, anyone can develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Recent studies show the chances of developing a form of dementia double every five years between the ages of 65 to 90. Since some memory loss is expected with aging, early signs of cognitive decline can go unnoticed. The first step in finding out …

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Advocate for Alzheimer’s

Upon designation in 1983, the National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month initiative sought to support the less than 2 million people diagnosed at the time in the U.S. Today, the number has grown to more than 5 million Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). By 2050, it is projected to soar to 1 4million and shows no …

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Almost 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Most of us know at least one person who has been impacted by Alzheimer’s, but not everyone understands what it is and what they can do about it. November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and people all over the country are putting on their walking …

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Who is Most at Risk for Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive movement disorder that affects an estimated 1 million people in the U.S. With PD, nerve cells in the brain break down or die. Many of these nerve cells produce dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain. This causes abnormal brain activity and impairs movement along with other PD symptoms. Risk …

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Long Term Effects of Untreated Mental Illness

Deciding whether to get treatment for a medical issue isn’t always a luxury you want to extend. For instance, a tiny cut that barely draws blood doesn’t call for an ER visit. But antibiotic cream and band-aids won’t help everything. Mental health illnesses like depression are often attributed to a bad patch, temporary stress at …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!​

pediatric autism

Currently, there are no treatments for the core symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Children 17 and under may qualify for a clinical trial to help change that.

memory loss

 Free memory screenings are now available to help detect symptoms. Those who receive a free screening may be eligible to participate in ongoing clinical trials.

depression

Take a self assessment to see if you qualify for a no cost mental health assessment with our medical team.

 

STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!

DEPRESSION

Take a self assessment to see if you qualify for a no cost mental health assessment with our medical team.