"There's a stigma associated with memory-loss disorders and oftentimes people are afraid to ask for help; I believe my calling is to help reduce that shame." Rev. Cynthia Huling Hummel, D.Min., living with early-stage Alzheimer's, shares how Alzheimer's has become her ministry. bit.ly/2jk3VXB
Women make up nearly two-thirds of the 5 million+ Americans living with Alzheimer's today. Our Senior Director of Medical & Scientific Operations, Dr. Heather Snyder, discusses distinct biological and genetic factors that may shape how the disease progresses in women and how understanding them could be crucial to prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
Still have some last-minute holiday gift shopping to do? Select ‘Alzheimer’s Association-National’ on Amazon Smile and 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases will support the fight to end Alzheimer’s. alz.org/amazonsmile.asp
"He gave me an appreciation for life and taught me to always cherish my loved ones." Chef Madison Cowan discusses the important lessons he learned from his father, who suffered with Alzheimer's, and shares holiday recipes reminiscent of his childhood.
December 21 is the longest night of the year—and the perfect time to register for Alzheimer's Association: The Longest Day! Do what you love in honor of the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's. Register by 12/21 and receive a complimentary window cling. alz.org/TLD.
Despite negative results of recent clinical trials, leading scientists still have great hope for an Alzheimer’s drug on the horizon. "There are still a number of late-stage trials in progress," says Heather Snyder, senior director of medical and scientific operations at the Alzheimer's Association. #ENDALZ
Despite negative results of recent clinical trials, experts still have great hope for an Alzheimer’s drug to be developed by 2025. "There are still a number of late-stage trials in progress," says Heather Snyder, senior director of medical and scientific operations at the Alzheimer's Association. "2025 is a realistic target in terms of where we are with the science." #ENDALZ
Own artwork created by country music legend Glen Campbell. 100% of profits from Kim Campbell - CareLiving's "The Art of Glen Campbell" poster sales in December will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Read the inspiring story behind Glen's 2012 painting session with actress Jane Seymour, and learn how you can get a print of your very own.
"Let’s share our stories -- the good, the bad and the ugly. Let’s make Alzheimer’s part of the conversation." Hilarity for Charity Co-Founder Lauren Miller Rogen on the importance of supporting families facing Alzheimer's and how we can work together to end the disease.