Category Archives: memory problems

30 States Have Laws Requiring Children to Repay Medicaid for Parents Care

Filial responsibility laws date back to 17th century English law requiring children to financially support their parents when they couldn’t support themselves. Because of age, or maybe an illness like Alzheimer’s, millions of Americans are no longer able to take … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s News & Resources

Study strengthens evidence that cognitive activity can reduce dementia risk. – Harvard School of Public Health Death rate from Alzheimer’s disease in the US has risen by 55%. – CNN It’s predicted that the number of people worldwide living with … Continue reading

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s makes you more likely to get it

A study by the National Alliance for Caregiving found that the health of family members can suffer from the stress of caring for a loved one. The study found that health effects are worse than usual among those caring for … Continue reading

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