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For Those Who Care
Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia) and its impact on Alzheimer’s disease are receiving more and more scrutiny of late. In fact, some even refer to Alzheimer’s as diabetes of the brain.
The specter of Alzheimer's disease and dementia is going to knock you for a loop. We've created this series to lend a guiding hand through the maze of health care, from diagnosis to end stage. You're not alone.
Alice Todd wrote to us from a website on hydrotherapy for elderly and disabled people that helps them maintain good hygiene and gain the benefits of hydrotherapy.
Developing practical, efficient and meaningful leisure programs for people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease requires creative thinking.
The mayor who cared for a city now cares for his wife. At 78, David Crombie remains active on a wide variety of civic issues. But recently he took on a new role: caregiver.
What's involved in getting a diagnosis of AD or dementia? You may be worrying that some forgetful moments are leading to disease rather than aging. Don't hide your head in the sand.
Teepa Snow, the horse whisperer of dementia, has created a powerhouse of a training infrastructure – workshops, DVDs, streaming video – that takes caregivers where they actually need to go.
by TEAM ALZLIVE
"That 20-minute walk in the fresh air with my best friend was exactly what I needed right now." …
by DALE GOLDHAWK
After a five-year battle with Alzheimer's, Robert died in the hospital on May 28, 2008. He was 83. Several…
— Rosalynn Carter —
by MEGAN JONES
Here are some tips to help your loved one maintain their friendships and stay social: 1. Advocate. Your…
by ALEX ANDREOU
If you had told me five years ago that I would have to change my mother’s diaper, I would have hyperventilated…
by ELAYNE FORGIE
All of us make promises to those we love and some of our promises can span the course of a lifetime.…
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