Resources to Learn More About Alzheimer’s/Dementia Research, Prevention, Treatment

Posted Posted in Aging Life Care Planning, Articles, Caregiver Coaching, Dementia, Seniors

Alzheimer’s Association 800.272.3900  24/7 www.alz.org  https://www.alz.org/media/Documents/alzheimers-facts-and-figures.pdf NIH Clinical Trials https://www.alzheimers.gov/clinical-trials Good overview videos What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twG4mr6Jov0 Gary Small MD/Successful Aging  https://www.ted.com/talks/gary_small_the_formula_for_successful_aging?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare More in-depth clinical information Dale Bredesen, MD A Precision Approach to End ALZ https://www.ted.com/talks/dale_bredesen_a_precision_approach_to_end_alzheimer_s_disease Reversal of cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease – Aging (Albany NY). 2016 Jun […]

Decisions: From Independent Households to Extended Family Households

Posted Posted in Caregiver Coaching, Dementia, Senior Housing, Seniors

You may recall the days when parents lived with their grown children (think The Walton’s).  Many cultures adopted this arrangement for financial or traditional reasons. Then an era of independence became more common.  I recall my grandmother wanting her own household in the sixties. Over time, changes in society have caused us to re-examine independent […]

Local Mental Health Resources Are Available

Posted Posted in Seniors

I often find our local, northern Virginia government confusing and overwhelming.  We hope that if you need mental health resources that you will contact our Aging Life Care Professionals at 571-488-9396 or reach out to the entities below: Local Resources: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board offers help for mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities. Click here for […]