15 Things No One Tells You About Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 65 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer’s, and their family and friends must become caregivers. Experts share the 15 things no one tells you about the challenges—and rewards. Your loved one may do wildly inappropriate things JACOB LUND/SHUTTERSTOCK “Sometimes people say and do things that are out of character,” says Ruth Drew, director of Information and […]

18 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Certain myths around Alzheimer’s can spike misunderstanding and even fear around the condition. Dental Fillings Cause Alzheimer’s While some amalgam fillings may contain a small amount of mercury along with other types of metal, the thought that this could affect brain health has not been supported by research. The Alzheimer’s Association notes that “according to the best available scientific evidence, […]

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