Considering Alzheimer's facilities for a loved one? Information, checklists, videos and personal stories to help you make the best choice.
Entertainer Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2011. He said farewell to his fans in a very personal way. A documentary about Campbell's struggles with AD premieres soon.
Help in understanding different types of mental changes that come with age with help on how to diagnose and get treatment.
Ballroom dancing may prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. For more on the relationship between leisure activities and dementia, read on.
Worried about keeping your memory sharp? Here are 13 research-proven steps for delaying the onset of demensia.
Wonder whether someone you love has dementia? Worried you are at risk? Try these simple at-home tests to see if you need to consult a doctor.
Here are a few ideas which will help caregivers maintain healthy respect for the patient’s sense of self in whatever degree the patients have it, in any stage of the disease.
Having been caregiver to many, my elderly mother deserves excellent personal care. That's what I promised, then proved to be incompetent. I placed her in a home for the elderly, and then what?
"The physical environment can encourage and support independence while promoting safety." - Alzheimer's Association. This article aims to guide the caregiver into creating such an environment.
Tired of reading about Alzheimer’s? That’s understandable, since the very mention conjures up feelings of despair. Yet, positive emotions surface when we look at these compassionate husbands.