alzheimer's awareness month

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Celebrated since 1983, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is observed each June to raise awareness of the most common form of dementia. Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of medical conditions characterized by brain impairments that affect one’s daily life. These conditions include Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, frontotemporal, vascular, normal pressure …

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Alzheimer's Awareness and National Caregiver Month

Alzheimer’s Awareness and National Family Caregivers Month

The month of November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM). Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and often debilitating form of dementia, and patients need an increased level of care as the disease progresses. Those who provide care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease often require their own support system, as the physical and emotional stress can be difficult to process alone.