Five Things We Learned About Alzheimer’s Disease in 2022

Five Things We Learned About Alzheimer’s Disease in 2022

2022 was a productive and promising year for Alzheimer’s research, including discoveries related to the causes, risk factors and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Below are five important things we learned about Alzheimer’s in 2022: Alzheimer’s...
Educating, Empowering & Supporting: Midwest Gender Identity Summit I January 13, 2023

Educating, Empowering & Supporting: Midwest Gender Identity Summit I January 13, 2023

The Transformational Project and Sanford Health are presenting the Midwest Gender Identity Summit. Educating, Empowering & Supporting the transgender community through the lens of healthcare. This one day event will highlight the needs of transgender patients in...
HHS Announces Listening Session on Protecting the Safety of Patients and Healthcare Workers | November 14, 2022

HHS Announces Listening Session on Protecting the Safety of Patients and Healthcare Workers | November 14, 2022

Join the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), including leaders from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Food and Drug Administration,...
Best Practice Brief: Kick Start the Quit at Avera Addiction Care Center I November 1, 2022

Best Practice Brief: Kick Start the Quit at Avera Addiction Care Center I November 1, 2022

Admitting the need for help is the first step toward recovery. Avera Addiction Care Center in Aberdeen focuses on treatment for the whole person to encourage and promote healing and recovery. Use of tobacco and vaping products often go hand-in-hand with alcohol,...
How to Help a Dementia Caregiver

How to Help a Dementia Caregiver

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. The Alzheimer’s Association is marking these events by recognizing and honoring more than 11 million Americans providing unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or...
Roadmap for Behavioral Health to Address our National Mental Health Crisis

Roadmap for Behavioral Health to Address our National Mental Health Crisis

This high prevalence of mental health and substance use disorders in the United States is a growing concern and has been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2020, the past-year prevalence of any mental illness among adults in the United States was 21%, meaning that...
NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

NEW Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research | Report Highlights

New research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC®) 2022 covered the breadth of Alzheimer’s and dementia research, including the basic biology of aging and the brain, risk factors and prevention strategies, and caregiving and living...
Alzheimer’s Association – Effective Communication Strategies I September 29, 2022

Alzheimer’s Association – Effective Communication Strategies I September 29, 2022

Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the...
Alzheimer’s Association Webinar: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s I August 30, 2022

Alzheimer’s Association Webinar: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s I August 30, 2022

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join this free virtual education program to learn how to recognize common signs of the disease; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the...