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September 22, 2020
Stress, Depression & Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Modern life and its stresses are a constant presence. We often hear, "I've had a stressful day," highlighting how common it is. But what if this stress could be linked to a more significant health concern? Considering Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, understanding how stress increases our risk is crucial. Witnessing Alzheimer's firsthand made me […]

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August 18, 2020
Reading & Alzheimer’s – Does It Help?

Reading & Alzheimer’s – does it help? Learning something that takes effort (also known as dynamic learning) has been proven to boost cognitive health. Simply put, learning new things is good for our brains. Participating in activities like reading, writing, and other stimulating activities has been shown to help maintain brain health. Preserving brain health […]

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August 4, 2020
What is Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s is a degenerative brain disease that slowly steals memories, the ability to think normally, and eventually the ability to care for yourself. The journey of Alzheimer’s can be anywhere from 2 to 20 years. I’m not sure which is worse. Alzheimer’s affects everyone differently. While the disease is the same, where it attacks the […]

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July 29, 2020
Early Signs of Alzheimer's: Don't Dismiss These Changes

Many people joke about forgetting things and having "Alzheimer's." But how do you know when forgetfulness is a sign of something more? What are the signs we need to pay attention to? Here are some early warning signs to pay attention to: My Examples: Other signs to watch for: My approach: Ask friends and family five […]

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Fading Memories was created to support family caregivers in a simple, on-demand form. When I was looking for advice on caring for my Mom, I needed this podcast. Since it didn’t exist, I created what I needed!
Jen – pod host

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