Alois Alzheimer

Resources for Information About Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia, and Other Memory Loss Issues

When you or a loved one is diagnosed with a disease or injury which affects memory and personality, there can be a feeling of overwhelming information. Doctors, nurses, specialists, and of course friends and loved ones all have opinions and facts for you. Other times it can feel as if no one has any answers [...]

By |2019-09-04T10:52:51-06:00September 4th, 2019|Alzheimer's Education|

Walking To End Alzheimer’s Disease

In our last blog, we talked about Alois Alzheimer, who gave his name to the disease ravaging the brains of over 5 million Americans. He studied the brains of patients in mental asylums to discover the amyloid plaques and tau fiber tangles that are the physical markers of Alzheimer’s disease in a patient’s brain. Despite [...]

By |2019-02-07T18:26:35-07:00July 13th, 2018|Alzheimer's Education, Landmark News|

Alois Alzheimer: The Man and The Disease He Named

Who is the eponymous Alois Alzheimer? His name is linked to the disease which is currently ranked as the sixth leading killer of Americans, though some studies claim that it may actually be the third most leading cause of death (behind heart disease and cancer.) Alzheimer’s affects more than 5 million Americans, with more cases [...]

By |2018-06-07T14:21:38-06:00June 7th, 2018|Alzheimer's Education|
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