National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month & National Caregivers Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregivers Month. If you are a caregiver for an Alzheimer’s patient (or know one you’d like to help), I’d like to recommend a helpful book. The author Nancy Nicholson, in addition to being my sister, is a social work consultant with experience working with Alzheimer’s patients … Read more

New Help for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

I mentioned in my post on National Caregivers Month and my post on World Alzheimer’s Day that my sister Nancy Nicholson, LBSW, was working on a guide for Alzheimer’s caregivers. Help! What Do I Do Now? Caring for Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s is now available in paperback from CreateSpace and will soon be available on It … Read more

National Alzheimer’s Month and National Caregivers Month

More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease, and the disease impacts their loved ones in a huge way. Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America has recently published “2010 Report: Medicines in Development for Alzheimer’s Disease.” Among the statistics included the report are these: • Some 70 percent of people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias live at … Read more