As if COVID-19 isn’t scary enough, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is telling us what many family caregivers for people living with Alzheimer’s disease already know: the social isolation that the coronavirus requires is having a detrimental impact on our loved ones living with dementia. It’s a statistic they call “deaths above average.”
An all-star panel of experts on women’s brain health and wellness, hosted by AARP Michigan, led a 90-minute virtual event on Dec. 3 that focused on why women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with dementia and what can be done about it.
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