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Early-onset dementia, Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise; here’s how to take action now

Newly released findings are expanding the conversation about early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, serving as a call to awareness and action for younger Americans. A Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Health Index, compiled in 2017, found that early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are impacting the lives of a growing number of Americans ages 30 to

By |2020-03-16T11:19:46-05:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Early-onset dementia, Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise; here’s how to take action now

The truth about Alzheimer’s disease: We can’t control aging, genetics. That leaves lifestyle

Given the prevalence and devastating impact of Alzheimer’s disease, the claims are bound to grab attention. After all, who wouldn’t want to “reverse mental decline associated with dementia in just a week,” “reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by half” or “prevent the progression of Alzheimer’s”? Let’s start with a hard truth: While certain FDA-approved

By |2019-08-26T11:00:44-05:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The truth about Alzheimer’s disease: We can’t control aging, genetics. That leaves lifestyle

Joslyn program gives patrons with memory loss the ultimate gallery experience

Sharon Martin and Mike Hughbanks share a passion for advocacy and outreach related to dementia throught Art to Remember, an interactive program at Joslyn Art Museum. Omahans Mike Hughbanks and Sharon Martin understand the debilitating nature of dementia from two distinct perspectives. At 60, Mike, former chief operating officer at Diversified Financial, brings the patient

By |2018-04-11T13:41:52-05:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Joslyn program gives patrons with memory loss the ultimate gallery experience