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Susan Saran wears a chain bearing instructions that she not be resuscitated.

With Dementia Diagnosis, She Documented Her Wishes: They Said No

When she worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, long before cellphone calculators, Susan Saran could perform complex math problems in her head.

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Make Taking Care of Your Brain Your New Year’s Resolution

With people worldwide getting their New Year’s resolutions ready, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is encouraging individuals to take 10 steps to promote good brain health and healthy aging. 

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Bea Weiser, 98, Volunteers Helping Dementia Sufferers

Nothing slows down this vibrant and energetic senior who contributes to the daily duties and office tasks three afternoons a week.

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Holiday Tips For Caregivers Of Loved Ones With Dementia

Family caregivers and people with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease are at risk for increased stress during the holidays, but visits can be a joyous time with adjusted expectations and careful planning.

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How To Talk About Alzheimer’s With A Family Member

Mary Foss said she knew it was time to broach this sensitive topic with her husband Darrell when she noticed he was having difficulty doing the home improvement projects.

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How To Support People With Dementia

Many older Americans worry about their risk for developing some form of dementia, and with good reason.

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