Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Security Benefits

Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Security Benefits

  Alzheimer’s Disease and Social Security Benefits Bryan Mac Murray, Outreach Specialist, Social Security Disability Help Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is covered by Social Security as a disability. If you have Early- onset Alzheimer’s, you can also ask for a Compassionate Allowance so that your benefits can come to you sooner. How can I use a […]

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Brain Health as You Age – You Can Make a Difference!

Brain Health as You Age – You Can Make a Difference!

Current research indicates that aging well depends on three basic but important factors: Your genes The environment Your lifestyle Researchers now believe that even as we age, we have greater control over our brain health than we’ve previously understood.  The various lifestyle “choices” each of us make every day – what social activities we do, […]

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Orange County Government’s Resources for Elders

Orange County Government’s Resources for Elders

ADRC has known about the Commission on Aging since it was created fifteen years ago to help create an elder-friendly community in Orange County. Although it’s not a provider of direct service, the Commission does act as a link between the Orange County government, its Mayor, local citizens and the local agencies who provide senior […]

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Understanding Savvy Caregiver

Understanding Savvy Caregiver

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or other form of progressive dementia? Do you wish the job were easier? More satisfying? Would you like to increase your confidence, better understand the disease process and learn strategies for addressing the many situations that arise? We can help! The Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center is now offering […]

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Dementia, Delirium, and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Dementia, Delirium, and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Understanding the differences between these terms can be considered a first step in understanding what may be going on with you, a family member, a friend, or colleague. Dementia is often incorrectly used as an interchangeable term for Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is a generic term, rather like saying “car” or “fever.”  What type of car? Why is […]

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Shall We Dance?

Shall We Dance?

Welcome to Dancing with Dementia! This blog will be used to bring you a vast array of information that will cover a myriad of topics, from advocacy, current events, discussions of various progressive dementias, upcoming events, nutrition, research and many others. Dancing is an activity that can be described as graceful, coordinated, and balanced, sometimes […]

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