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Alzheimer's cognitive decline memory loss
March 8, 2022

Alzheimer’s FAQs (3/3): Tips for supporting a loved one with cognitive decline

by PNI Experts

When supporting people with cognitive impairment, it can be helpful to remember that memory problems, personality changes, and other functional limitations are not intentional. A little patience can go a long way…and when it comes to dementia we could all use a little more empathy.

Memory loss signs of Alzheimer's disease
March 8, 2022

Alzheimer’s FAQs (2/3): How soon should my family or friends see a doctor for memory loss?

by PNI Experts

When it comes to memory concerns, for a number of reasons, typically the sooner these can be evaluated the better. For one thing, for the many of us that may be perpetually worried about potential memory problems—fearing that every time we misplace our keys we must be experiencing the first signs of dementia—getting evaluated can be a great way to put our minds at ease.

Alzheimer's recognize the signs
March 8, 2022

Alzheimer’s FAQs (1/3): What if my family or friends have cognitive decline?

by PNI Experts

Talking to a loved one about cognitive decline can be a real challenge. Often people with cognitive changes may not have “insight” into their condition—not recognizing changes that may be quite noticeable to others. In addition to general “forgetfulness,” some of the common signs and symptoms that might prompt concern.

Holiday Cheer NOT fear
November 30, 2021

Dealing with Dementia – Holiday Cheer NOT Fear

by Scott Kaiser

For people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease—the most common form of dementia and a condition that affects nearly 6 million Americans­—the holiday festivities can present some unique challenges. Read about some things to keep in mind to help us all feel that holiday cheer as we head into “the most wonderful time of the year.”

Last updated: December 13th, 2021