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For Those Who Care
For the third time this week, your father or mom won't eat. Not only have you prepared his favourite dish of spaghetti and meatballs, but you’ve also offered a fruit smoothie – usually a surefire hit.
Evaluating a nursing home for your loved one is as fraught as buying your first home, but without any of the joy.
When you are advised to get your "paperwork in order," it can be crazy making: Benefits? Attorney? Living Will? Where do you even begin to look. Well, online.
How the Ashby Memory Method Dementia Intervention Program can help those in the early to mid stages to gain a new lease on life.
I arrived at Ethel's door one Thursday afternoon. After a long pause (which made me guess she’d been taking a nap), she opened the door and smiled when she saw me.
Here is a habit you don't want to break: Eating baked tilapia or broiled halibut once a week.
Sometimes, people with dementia or Alzheimer’s may be unable to recognize that they’re thirsty, or may find themselves unable to communicate their needs to caregivers.
by NEIL JORDAN
In Oslo, Norway, a retired engineer, Mr. Helge Farsund and his wife, Kari, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s…
by COLIN CAPPER
"Dementia does not discriminate based on country of origin, but services to improve the lives of people…
— Amy Tan —
by JASMINE MILLER
When it comes to managing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, and caring for the people who have the disease,…
by JUDY GERSTEL
Tests for cognitive problems, early Alzheimer’s and the risk of developing the disease are already…
More than a quarter of Alzheimer's caregivers spend over $4,000 each month on their loved one's care.…
by ROMINA OLIVERIO
"In memory's telephoto lens, far objects are magnified," wrote John Updike. These memories can sometimes…
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