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Dementia and Firearms

According to Medical X, faculty members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus announced the Safety in Dementia website, the first comprehensive online resource to help caregivers navigate issues related to firearm access and...

New Resource

The National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center developed a new resource to assist in your work with individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and dementia. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Dementia: Practical...

A Different Way to Celebrate the 4th

Please see the article from the Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-news/with-their-minds-fading-patriotic-songs-spark-memories-of-fourths-long-ago/2019/07/03/f6175924-9c47-11e9-b27f-ed2942f73d70_story.html  

Let’s Start the Conversation About Alzheimer’s

Dr. Jonathan Jackson speaks with the Brigham and Women's Hospital Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment speaks about Dementia and the African American community. https://bwhedtech.media.partners.org/programs/alzheimer/startconversation_alzheimer/

Almost half of older adults think they’ll develop dementia

Nearly half of adults ages 50-80 think they are likely to develop dementia sometime in their life, according to a new poll. Nearly 75% of adults reported engaging in some kind of activity to help with dementia — including playing brain games or taking nutritional...

Portraits of Dementia

I hope you are enjoying the beautiful spring weather today. I’m writing to share an article in the Boston Globe and thank you for supporting me and my dementia portrait project. I’m so grateful for your support. The project would not have made it this far without your...

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