Dr. Stephen Sapp was first drawn to Alzheimer’s and its care 20 years ago. To help engage the societies, he held regular workshops and invited religious leaders to attend so that they could in-turn educate the communities in their geographic area. "The churches have failed their people," says ethicist and expert on aging, Stephen Sapp. "Specifically in the area of support for persons with Alzheimer's and their caregivers.
For people with early signs of dementia, singing can be an effective tool in boosting memory and mood.
According to a recent report published in 2015 about the Caregiving in the US, a study conducted by National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, any typical non-professional caregiver in America spends over 24 hours each week caring for a family along with a full time job outside their homes.
New York State will be spending $67 million on Alzheimer's disease caregivers, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced.
Caregivers and teens have different knowledge regarding asthma management, a new study reported.
Caregivers have a profound influence - good or bad - on the emotional state of individuals with Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study.
Fathers who spend more time taking care of their newborn child undergo changes in brain activity that make them more concerned about their baby's safety, according to a new research.
Stroke caregivers are happier when they enjoy their own hobbies and interests, a new research has found.
A Johns Hopkins study found that caregivers have an increased life expectancy than non-caregivers.
Researchers report that by 2050, the number of dementia cases could triple.
A new report by the Pew Research Center and the California HealthCare Foundation calculated that the rate of American caregivers jumped from 30 to 39 percent.
For all intents and purposes, the "War on Drugs" ended when nearly every state passed a law for recreational or medical marijuana use. The truth is, however, that law enforcement officers everywhere still actively pursue drug arrests. If you've been arrested for illicit drug use, you need to take the charges seriously. While there may be a valid defense or a program that can get you out of trouble for a first offense, the stigma can haunt you for a lifetime.