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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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The stresses of a caregiver’s daily life can become overwhelming and lead to caregiving crisis without proper planning, resources, networking and utilizing stress management tools available here at the Senior Care Society. One of the key elements in functioning as a loving caregiver is to be able to handle the inevitable stress that accompanies your job as a caregiver, particularly of caregivers to those suffering from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.

Medications for Alzheimer’s: A Primer

Published: 12/20/2012 by Carrie Steckl, Ph.D. in Alzheimer’s

Although scientists continue to make progress in developing new treatments for Alzheimer’s, there is still no cure for the disease. Even so, a variety of medications are available to treat both cognitive and behavioral symptoms. These two groups of medications will be described separately.