Issue Brief

11 Things you should know about Alzheimer's Disease

Nov 1, 2014

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver Month. As the number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s diseases continues to surge, our systems of care have struggled to meet the need. After the initial diagnosis, care often moves out of the doctor’s office and into the community—giving Christians and churches both the challenge and opportunity of responding to this question: How can I love my neighbor with dementia?

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Benjamin Mast

Dr. Benjamin Mast is a professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville. He received his bachelor's degree in Psychology at Calvin College and went on to get his PhD from Wayne State University. Dr. Mast's research... Read More