Hartford Hospital provides this resource so you can learn more about how the aging process affects every aspect of our lives: physical, mental emotional and spiritual.
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that destroys brain cells and structures. People with Alzheimer's disease slowly lose the ability to learn and remember.
In her own words: living with Alzheimer’s disease
Long-term care facilities: you have options
Get practical advice about the different types of facilities available.
Adult day care: good for caregivers and the people they care for
Many of the 25 million or more Americans who care for an older adult feel overwhelmed and trapped by the situation. But adult day care programs can help caregivers and the people they care for.
Caregiver stress: the impact of chronic disease on the family
The responsibilities of caregiving, added to the routine pressures of maintaining a family and professional life, can naturally lead to stress.
Read here to learn about the role supplements may play in reducing your risk of Alzheimer's.