Thankful for Mummy

My mother died one year ago today....more

The Human Brain: A Three-Pound Wonder

The human brain....more

When Mom, Dad or Someone You Love Has Alzheimer’s: What to Buy for Christmas

It’s almost mid-November and the holidays are fast approaching....more

Glen Campbell’s Legacy: “I’ll Be Me”

I love documentaries, and often pick one over a regular movie....more

Alzheimer’s Abuse Caught on Take in Winter Haven, Florida Nursing Home

Captured on video: Two nursing assistants at Palm Gardens Nursing Home in Winter Haven, Florida repeatedly hitting and abusing a 76-year-old man who is in the latter stages of Alzheimer’s disease....more

Atypical Types of Dementia: Hippocampal Sparing Alzheimer’s Disease

Earlier this year I started hearing about a variant type of dementia called hippocampal sparing Alzheimer’s disease, which results in symptoms far different than Alzheimer’s disease....more

Alzheimer’s Awareness and Support Goes Local. What’s Happening in Minnesota

As our population ages and no cure or effective treatments for Alzheimer’s are in sight, it is apparent we have to do more to accommodate those living with the disease and their caregivers. The challenge is how to build awareness and understanding...more

Aging Parents and Adult Children: When a Health Crisis Changes Everything

Fall housekeeping in the upper Midwest doesn’t just mean cleaning out the gutters, raking leaves and getting ready for winter....more

A Global Perspective: The Financial Cost of Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Yesterday, I wrote about the Third Annual Worldwide Alzheimer’s month....more

Third Annual World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Month™, a global campaign aimed at bringing awareness and advocacy of the disease, is ending in two days....more