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August 31, 2022
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What it's like living with Alzheimer's
Living with Alzheimer's is a constant, ever-evolving challenge, and the many misconceptions about the disease only add to the stigma and social disconnect. In the latest issue of ALZ magazine, four members of the Alzheimer's Association National Early-Stage Advisory Group share five things they want everyone to know about living with Alzheimer’s.

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Too much TV time may increase dementia risk for older adults
Excessive TV viewing may increase dementia risk, but lots of computer use may protect against cognitive decline, new research suggests. The key difference is that watching TV is considered passive, while activities like reading or computer use require some mental engagement. More frequent exercise and being socially and cognitively engaged may also reduce the risk of cognitive decline.
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Resources may be available to help pay for Alzheimer's care
Many families make great financial sacrifices to help care for a family member living with Alzheimer's. Resources may be available to help cover these costs both now and in the future.
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