alzheimer’s association

Study says Alzheimer’s cases are on the rise

"We don't know exactly why that's happening, but what we do know is that the same risk factors that puts someone at risk for developing Alzheimer are some of the same risk factors that put someone at risk for getting covid."

NORTH DAKOTA (KVRR) — New research for the state of North Dakota shows that the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s has climbed during the pandemic. “For a long time the Alzheimer’s Association has known the staggering rates at which our community gets diagnosed with dementia,” Alzheimer’s Association Chief Strategy Officer, Mollie O’Brien said. As of last year since the…

Drekker Brewing Puts On Event To Raise Funds For Alzheimer’s

The company will be donating a dollar from every pint to the Alzheimer's Association.

FARGO, N.D.- Drekker Brewing Company is hosting an event that supports the Alzheimer’s Association in honor of September being world Alzheimer’s month. From four until ten people are able to stop by the Brewery to buy a beer. The company will be donating a dollar from every pint to the Alzheimer’s Association. They hope that through this event they are…

LIVE: Winter Safety Tips For People Living With Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Caregivers Might Not Realize Everything They Need To Do To Help People With Alzheimer's Stay Safe

  Winter weather can be deadly for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. More than 30,000 North Dakotans care for someone with dementia according to the Alzheimer’s Association of Minnesota-North Dakota. They’re offering tips to help keep them safe this winter. People with Alzheimer’s may not be as aware of slick sidewalks or cold weather, so it’s vital to help…