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Many Americans with dementia can’t get the hospice care they need

Many Americans with dementia can’t get the hospice care they need

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have drawn attention to the benefits of hospice care. But it’s not serving everyone well. By Keren Landman@landmanspeaking Rosalynn Carter, whose unflagging advocacy for mental health reform and on behalf of human rights, democracy, and health programs redefined the role of a president’s wife, died on November 19 at age 96. Half a year earlier, her family had shared publicly that… Read More »Many Americans with dementia can’t get the hospice care they need

How To Recognize the Early Warning Signs of Dementia

How To Recognize the Early Warning Signs of Dementia

By Sukhman Rekhi –  Medically reviewed by Nicholas R. Metrus, MD Everyone experiences forgetfulness from time to time. You might misplace your wallet, forget to call a loved one on their birthday, or have trouble recalling why you walked into a room—all of which can happen if you’re feeling stressed or not getting enough sleep.1 National Institute on Aging. Memory, Forgetfulness, and Aging:… Read More »How To Recognize the Early Warning Signs of Dementia