Many with Lewy Body Dementia Also Have Alzheimer’s disease

Many with Lewy Body Dementia Also Have Alzheimer’s disease

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What’s the difference between Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer’s? How is Lewy body dementia diagnosed? ANSWER: Doctors…

Build an action plan for Alzheimer’s

Build an action plan for Alzheimer’s

People who are newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease typically experience a tsunami of emotions: disbelief, fear, anger, depression, sense of…

Brain Drain

Brain Drain

As we age, our brains begin to decline, and problems start to arise The brain is the epicenter of our…

Don’t Forget About Alzheimer’s

Don’t Forget About Alzheimer’s

There’s no cure, but researchers are hoping to prevent the most common type of dementia Traffic unexpectedly slowed on Green…

Why Memory Care Matters

Why Memory Care Matters

Alzheimer’s care facilities support residents as well as families The story about Alzheimer’s disease, a powerful degenerative malady that shrinks…

Decline in dementia rate offers ‘cautious hope’

Decline in dementia rate offers ‘cautious hope’

By Beverly Merz Harvard Health Blog According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2015 Facts and Figures sheet: “The number of Americans…

New ways to help dementia patients

New ways to help dementia patients

By Sally Abrahms, Kiplinger Retirement Report Lynn Porter has helped people with dementia learn to draw and led an American…

Alzheimer’s patients can craft their own care plans

Alzheimer’s patients can craft their own care plans

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report Caring for someone with dementia can present a host of difficult questions. When should…

Forget Your Lines

Forget Your Lines

Memory Ensemble and Lookingglass Theatre use improv to help Alzheimer’s patients By Nancy Maes Physicians encourage Alzheimer’s patients to stay…

Precious Memories

Gene studies advance medicines and profit for Alzheimer’s by Nancy Maes De­­nise Combs remembers the moment when she first realized…