Posts Tagged ‘parent’

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What All Caretakers Need to Know to Survive Financially | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Increasing numbers of adult children must provide care for an aging parent, which can take a significant toll on their finances. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce those costs. Lucy Lazarony was 34 when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnosis didn’t immediately change Lazarony’s life. She had recently left her reporting job […]

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Family History May be a Stronger Influencer in Development of Alzheimer’s Disease Than Previously Thought | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Family history of Alzheimer disease is associated with several age-related changes that appear to influence Alzheimer’s disease (AD) biomarker abnormalities beyond the increased risk of the APOE4 gene, according to a report published in the October issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According to background information in the article, the “recent […]