ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES NORTH ALABAMA RESIDENTS TO JOIN THE 2022 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON Oct. 1 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s is World’s Largest Event Dedicated to Alzheimer’s Care, Support, and Research The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting North Alabama residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Big Spring Park East, 200 Church St SW, Huntsville, AL … Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES NORTH ALABAMA RESIDENTS TO JOIN THE 2022 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON Oct. 1 

Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s

By Unity Psychiatric Care Huntsville Editor’s note: September is both Healthy Aging Month and World Alzheimer’s Month. Although treatment is readily available and necessary, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are not a typical part of aging. In fact, studies have shown by improving our health through lowering blood pressure, exercising, and not smoking we … Continue reading Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s

National Minority Health Month- Wrestling With The Stigma Of Mental Health

By Kelli Axley, Unity Psychiatric Care HuntsvilleAuthor’s Note: Each July, National Minority Mental Health month is observed to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minorities face regarding mental health. Unity Psychiatric Care, here in Huntsville, is a 20-bed hospital offering comprehensive inpatient care for adults who are experiencing serious mental health … Continue reading National Minority Health Month- Wrestling With The Stigma Of Mental Health

The Cognitive Therapeutics Method Only At Home Care Assistance

By Gleria and Tommy AndersonOwnersHome Care Assistance of Huntsville The Cognitive Therapeutics Method is Home Care Assistance’s proprietary program designed to promote brain health and quality of life through cognitively stimulating activities in the familiar home environment. The Cognitive Therapeutics Method offers: Non-pharmacological approaches consistent with scientific research.One-on-one mental stimulation and basic care support in … Continue reading The Cognitive Therapeutics Method Only At Home Care Assistance

Assisted Living Locators

By Kim KrauseOwnerAssisted Living Locators My name is Kim Krause with Assisted Living Locators in Huntsville. Assisted Living Locators has been in business for nearly two decades and has offices nationwide. We can assist or accommodate a move to anywhere in the United States and Canada. Assisted Living Locators find seniors and their family’s options … Continue reading Assisted Living Locators

Senior’s Mental Health Can Be Harmed by Many Factors

By Dr. Donald Klasing, Medical Director, Unity Psychiatric Care at Huntsville Living through this pandemic has caused a lot of stress, anxiety and grief, which has led to a spike in mental health problems. Yet, researchers have discovered something surprising: Older adults generally have had fewer mental health struggles during this period than younger people. … Continue reading Senior’s Mental Health Can Be Harmed by Many Factors

Veterans and Alzheimer’s Disease

By: Jen ManningAlzheimer's Association Walk ManagerAlabama Chapter Blink twice. In the time it took you to do so, someone in the world has developed Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and causes memory loss and other cognitive issues that interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death … Continue reading Veterans and Alzheimer’s Disease

Psychiatric Hospital Helps Family Caregivers Manage Alzheimer’s Disease

By Unity Psychiatric Care Huntsville Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can feel like you’re never in control, especially when a loved one’s behavior becomes erratic and unmanageable. Jane’s family knows this all too well.  Jane (whose name was changed to protect her privacy) suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and had moved in with her son … Continue reading Psychiatric Hospital Helps Family Caregivers Manage Alzheimer’s Disease