June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. You may think of resolutions as something you make on January 1, but taking stock partway through the year of how things are going provides good accountability for you. As you evaluate how you're doing, be sure you're not putting forth time, energy and effort into keeping these eight common but unworthy resolutions.
Valproate is a drug that is classified as an anticonvulsant medication and thus is typically prescribed to control seizures. However, some physicians also prescribe it to treat the challenging behaviors in Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. According to research, is this a good practice?
Subacute rehab (also called subacute rehabilitation or SAR) is often recommended after a condition such as a hip fracture or an illness that weakens your overall functioning. Learn how insurance and finances work for SAR, as well as what to expect when your coverage ends.
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias affect more than 5 million Americans. One out of eight older adults has Alzheimer's disease — the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the only top ten cause of death without an effective treatment or prevention. So who makes up that 5+ million?