Post Tagged with: "Alzheimer’s disease"

Essential truths about dementia

Essential truths about dementia

12 December 2013 / Health / 1 comment

As our population ages, dementia will increase, so debunking its myths are essential in understanding the condition and lowering your risk.

 
A 17-year-old does combat with Alzheimer’s disease

A 17-year-old does combat with Alzheimer’s disease

8 October 2013 / Caregiving / 3 comments

Thanks to his experience with his great-grandmother, one US teenager is determined to do whatever he can to help those with the disease.

 
Taking on the role of the caregiver

Taking on the role of the caregiver

13 November 2012 / Caregiving / 2 comments

This retiree shares his caregiving experience with his wife who has Alzheimer’s disease.

 
Conditions that mimic Alzheimer’s disease

Conditions that mimic Alzheimer’s disease

1 November 2012 / Ask The Expert / No comments

Q. What are some conditions that tend to be mistaken as Alzheimer’s disease?

 
Losing Grandma

Losing Grandma

30 October 2012 / Caregiving / No comments

An author of a children’s book delves into the serious topic of Alzheimer’s disease.

 
Broaching a test for Alzheimer’s

Broaching a test for Alzheimer’s

25 August 2012 / Ask The Expert / 1 comment

Q. How does a family member best broach the subject of a memory test (to test for Alzheimer’s) to a loved one who may or may not have the condition?

 
The power of stories

The power of stories

28 February 2012 / Caregiving / No comments

Telling stories before we forget, two young passionate men share their feat to reduce stigma of dementia and provide support for caregivers.