Encouraging Memory Sharing, One Photo at a Time

There are over five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease today and it is the only disease in the top 10 causes of death that cannot be prevented, slowed, or cured. Alzheimer’s is unique, as it’s considered a family disease, impacting not only those with the disease, but also their caregivers – totaling more than 15 million Americans. Because people with Alzheimer’s may retain their long-term memories, especially during the earlier stages of the disease, research supports the use of reminiscence – the discussion of past activities, events and experiences with another person, usually with the aid of tangible […]