Category Archives for Neurological Disorders

Steps to Take Following an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

senior couple talking with home caregiver

With approximately 5.8 million people living in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s or dementia, hundreds of individuals and families are impacted each day following a new diagnosis. September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and it is a good time to consider what it means when a senior loved one receives an Alzheimer’s diagnosis and what to do […]

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Understanding and Living with Aphasia

caregiving comforting senior lady with aphasia

Damage to the brain, caused by a stroke or head injury, may lead to aphasia, a language disorder that affects speech and communication. Aphasia may make it difficult for individuals to speak, understand what others say, read, or write. According to the National Aphasia Association, there are at least two million Americans living with aphasia, […]

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