The instances of dementia are on the rise along with the frustration levels of their caregivers. Here a Dementia Dialogue Trainer and caregiver to a sister with dementia provides realistic tips on how to better communicate and cope with someone with dementia.
Alzheimers is a devastating disease that affects nearly 5.2 million Americans. Jacob Mintzer, MD discusses the latest advancements in Alzheimers prevention.
We all have memory slips and occasionally misplace our keys, and that tends to happen more often as we get older. This can make it difficult to distinguish between normal age-related changes in memory and cognition and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease
So you’ve always dreamed of being on the silver screen, right? But not like this. Unfortunately, there’s a really good chance YOU are in this film.
Alzheimer’s disease affects more than five million Americans. This disease destroys brain cells, resulting in the deterioration of the victims’ intellectual functions and they’re ability to interact with others.
Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common form of dementia, is often a terrifying prospect for the elderly, their loved ones and caregivers. Roper St. Francis is working every day to eliminate those fears. The RSF Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute, which debuted earlier this year, is dedicated to ongoing Alzheimer’s research and the eventual eradication of the …
Mr. Smith’s mother suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. When he came to see me in my office, he wanted what most sons want. “I know there is no cure for my mother, but I want to be sure that I give her every opportunity to get better,” he told me. My answer: “If you want your …