Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA
Uncertainty about what may happen next is a major stressor
One tool for success is structure, but also a willingness to adjust as needed.
More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that figure is likely to triple by 2060. Currently no treatment can alter the course of dementia associated with the death of brain cells (neurodegeneration).