Online site offers products specifically for those with Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer's Store products designed for people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers can be found at www.alzstore.com or by or calling this toll-free number 1-800-752-3238. The Barnet Family, founders of Healthcare Products, LLC, operate the Alzheimer’s Store. They know first hand about loving and living with someone with Alzheimer’s because their grandfather, George, [...]

Your help is needed with exercise research

The EXERT Study, a national, 18-month-long clinical trial will test whether physical exercise can slow the progression of early Alzheimer’s disease memory problems – knows as “mild cognitive impairment” in older adults. EXERT is taking place at 15 academic medical centers – including the University of Kentucky – and YMCAs in the United States. Who [...]

Interest in Meals on Wheels Growing

Ground swell of interest in Meals on Wheels is something to be thankful for In the aftermath of the bombshell of a first budget submitted by President Trump, few individual programs have received more attention than the federally-funded home-delivered meal programs for older adults, “Meals on Wheels.” Two block grant programs, the Community Development Block [...]

Dealing with grief after the loss of a loved one

Grief is a natural response to loss. For a caregiver, that grief can begin during your caregiving responsibilities. In fact it often starts the day you hear of your loved one’s diagnosis. The grieving process begins when the loss is recognized, and continues on until that loss is accepted. A recent post on the University [...]

New Alzheimer’s Association Report

New Alzheimer’s Association report shows growing cost and impact of Alzheimer’s disease on nation’s families and economy Medicaid costs of caring for those with Alzheimer’s soar to $685M in Kentucky alone For the first time, total payments for caring for individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias exceeded a quarter trillion dollars ($259 billion), according [...]