Is It Alzheimer’s?

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Yet those statistics don’t tell the whole story: there are many people who go undiagnosed, believing that the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are normal aging, and then there are people whose memory loss may not be dementia.

Why dementia care costs are so high, and how you can lower them in your family

Last week, the RAND Corporation reported that dementia care costs are projected to double by the year 2040. Their study predicts that as the baby boomer population ages, cases of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia will increase, requiring a corresponding increase in the need for quality dementia care. The New York Times wrote that “direct health…