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When you receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for yourself or a loved one your first best step will be to learn all that you can about the disease. At the Senior Care Society we understand that this is very unsettling news to receive, hence we have provided a series of articles here to help you get a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and how you can be as prepared as possible for managing it.

Senior Care Society is proud to have joined with the Alzheimer's Association as a member of the Alzheimer's Early Detection Alliance.  As a member we are committed to educating everyone about the warning signs of Alzheimer's and the importance of early detection.

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When you receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for yourself or a loved one your first best step will be to learn all that you can about the disease. At the Senior Care Society we understand that this is very unsettling news to receive, hence we have provided a series of articles here to help you get a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and how you can be as prepared as possible for managing it.

White Lies and Alzheimer’s Disease

Published: 11/16/2012 by Carrie Steckl, Ph.D. in Alzheimer’s

Caregivers often wonder whether it's wrong to lie to people with Alzheimer’s disease when trying to convince their loved ones of the truth just isn't working. While telling a white lie might work better, caregivers often feel guilty doing so. This is a perfectly normal way to feel, considering that we’ve been taught all our lives that lying is wrong.

What If It’s Not Alzheimer’s?

Published: 10/15/2012 by Carrie Steckl, Ph.D. in Alzheimer’s

The words “Alzheimer’s” and “dementia” are often used interchangeably, but this can create confusion for caregivers and health care professionals alike. If you’ve often wondered what the difference is between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, here is a simple rule to remember:


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