Tag: alzheimer’s association

Home Alone: More Seniors with Dementia Aging in Place … Solo

A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association indicates that a growing number of people with dementia live alone—more than 800,000 across the country and 72,000 in California. The report, “2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,” estimates that one in seven people with Alzheimer’s or dementia lives alone, and that up to half of those people have no… Read more »

Alzheimer’s and Obituaries in San Francisco

I just did a search for “Alzheimer’s” on the San Francisco Chronicle’s website and roughly 3 out of 4 of the results were obituaries. There are plenty of statistics that you can find on Alzheimer’s (often courtesy of the Alzheimer’s Association) but I personally find the results of this search that I just did extremely… Read more »

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