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When you receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for yourself or a loved one your first best step will be to learn all that you can about the disease. At the Senior Care Society we understand that this is very unsettling news to receive, hence we have provided a series of articles here to help you get a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and how you can be as prepared as possible for managing it.

Senior Care Society is proud to have joined with the Alzheimer's Association as a member of the Alzheimer's Early Detection Alliance.  As a member we are committed to educating everyone about the warning signs of Alzheimer's and the importance of early detection.

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If you or a loved one are displaying signs of more than just typical forgetfulness and you have concerns that it may be Alzheimer’s disease, we at the Senior Care Society strongly suggest that you confide in a trusted loved one your concerns. Together with your confidant you should seek an evaluation by your physician.

Helping a Person with Alzheimer’s Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Published: 08/16/2012 by Carrie Steckl, Ph.D. in Alzheimer’s

Eileen found a rare moment to share a cup of coffee with her friend, Susan, while the home care aide spent time with Eileen’s husband, Mark. When Eileen arrived at the coffee shop, Susan became concerned. “Have you been sleeping?” Susan asked. “I’ve never seen such dark circles under your eyes.” Eileen admitted that she had not been getting more than 4 or 5 hours of sleep a night because Mark had been keeping her up.