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Apr 30, 2024

“If you aren't taking care of yourself, you can't take care of anybody else.”

—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

 

Caring for individuals living with dementia is a profound act of love and dedication, but it also comes with its unique set of challenges. Caregivers often find themselves facing a tough...


Apr 19, 2024

“Women are more likely than men to have the mutated gene (APOE4) associated with Alzheimer's disease.”

—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

 

Alzheimer's disease is a complex neurodegenerative condition with various risk factors. Women face a higher risk due to multiple contributing factors.  In this...


Apr 9, 2024

“As a nurse, I'm all about lifestyle strategies and preventing Alzheimer’s from even happening to us”

—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

 

Alzheimer's disease poses a significant threat to individuals and societies worldwide due to its devastating impact on cognitive function and quality of life....


Apr 2, 2024

“Once diagnosed with Lewy body dementia, on average, individuals tend to live 5 to 8 years”

—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

 

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is often misunderstood, misdiagnosed, or overlooked, yet it affects millions worldwide. Join me as I explain one of the complicated types of dementia....