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July 22, 2020
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Nursing home and assisted living residents are vulnerable to COVID-19
People living with Alzheimer's and other dementias in nursing homes and assisted living communities are especially vulnerable to COVID-19. The Alzheimer's Association is calling on state and federal lawmakers to provide more support for these individuals during the pandemic.

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Flutist living with Alzheimer's finds joy during the pandemic
Flutist, author and former CBS News correspondent Eugenia Zukerman documents her experience living with younger-onset Alzheimer's, seeing every day as an opportunity. Zukerman offers advice for others living with the disease during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Eating may become a challenge as Alzheimer's progresses
Distractions, too many choices and changes in perception, taste and smell can make eating more difficult for a person living in the middle and late stages of Alzheimer's. As the person's cognitive function declines, he or she may become overwhelmed or have difficulty with utensils.
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