Rural healthcare models for assisting Alzheimer's Disease patients are profiled in this report on the impact of the disease on America’s rural health population. November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Caregivers Month, and given that Americans annually commit about 18.2 billion hours of unpaid assistance to dementia and Alzheimer’s…
Alzheimer’s remains an incurable, fatal disease suffered by more than 5.5 million people. On Nov. 2, 1901 Karl Deter brought his 51-year wife, Auguste, to a mental institution called “Irrenchloss” (Castle of the Insane) in Frankfurt, Germany. She was suffering from delusions, memory loss, and insomnia, and would scream for…