Take a Deep Breath: Making Risk-Based Decisions in the Coronavirus EraAffiliate

Take a Deep Breath: Making Risk-Based Decisions in the Coronavirus Era

Just last week, it seemed okay to have lunch out or maybe meet up with friends for a game of…

Sensory-Friendly EventsCharities

Sensory-Friendly Events

Chicago theaters and museums set the scene for families with special needs Chicago has a wealth of cultural opportunities, but…

Being Aware of Parkinson’s DrugsFeatures

Being Aware of Parkinson’s Drugs

There is a long list of drugs to treat Parkinson’s disease, and many people take a mix of medications to…

Putting Treatments into MotionFeatures

Putting Treatments into Motion

Parkinson’s disease — a progressive movement disorder — has no cure, but better treatments are giving more hope If you…

Aiding People with Alzheimer’s Through the ArtsFeatures

Aiding People with Alzheimer’s Through the Arts

While people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia gradually lose the ability to speak and to remember, the…

Communicating with People with Memory LossFeatures

Communicating with People with Memory Loss

Lessons Lynn Roberts learned while caring for her mother When interacting with someone with Alzheimer’s disease, it can be helpful…

Stolen MemoriesFeatures

Stolen Memories

The losses of Alzheimer’s disease mount for patients and their families Lynn Roberts first noticed her mother’s memory issues in…

What it’s Like to Live with DementiaFeatures

What it’s Like to Live with Dementia

Chicago resident Tom Doyle shares with us what living with dementia is like for him. Here are his words, as…

7 Foundations for a Healthy BrainFeatures

7 Foundations for a Healthy Brain

While growing older can bring maturity and wisdom, it can also bring a decline in our cognitive abilities, like memory,…

How Different Types of Dementia Affect the BrainFeatures

How Different Types of Dementia Affect the Brain

Restituto Miranda Sr. occasionally reminisced about driving a taxicab, working in an office supplies store and riding his motorcycle. But…