Alzheimer’s Association Looks at Gender

Nearly two-thirds of the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s are women. It’s a statistic drawing attention from researchers. “Research showed us how women experience heart disease differently from men. We need to look at Alzheimer’s in a similar way,” says Maria Carrillo, Ph.D., Alzheimer’s Association chief science officer. Great Care is taking note, […]

Parenting a Parent: Facts on Early-onset Alzheimer’s

Great Care is personally familiar with Alzheimer’s disease and the difficult heartbreak it presents to those caregiving for parents and loved ones. And with an early-onset diagnosis, the challenges can present themselves differently. The Alzheimer’s Association defines early-onset Alzheimer’s and dementia, also referred to as younger-onset, as Alzheimer’s that affects people younger than age 65. […]