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How Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Helps Alzheimer's Caregivers

In a recent online message form former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, she writes "Over 66 million American's provide care for adults and children who cannot care for themselves. Whether helping an aging parent, a seriously...

by Don Smith | July 7, 2014

Folic Acid May Help with Dementia

Folic Acid – Vitamin B9 – has been proven to help prevent Spina Bifida when taken before and during pregnancy. Other reports have suggested the vitamin, found in green leafy vegetables and often used to fortify other...

by Don Smith | June 30, 2014
Laughter really is the best medicine.

Go Ahead - LAUGH in the face of Alzheimer's

Laughter may be one of the last things you think of where Alzheimer’s and other dementias are concerned. But Leslie Anderson, CEO...

by Don Smith | June 18, 2014

Hot Chocolate: RX for Alzheimer's?

  What would you do if someone said that chocolate could prevent the onsete of dementia - would you try it? Whenever there is a claim that doing "this one thing" to help cure your disease, make sure you do the proper...

by Don Smith | June 16, 2014
Melvyn with his wife Doris and the police officers that found him.

Alzheimer's Wanderers and Precautions to Take

Understanding, and adjusting to the effects of dementia can be difficult for caregivers, family members, friends, and even strangers. But some of the things patients do may not result from the disease, but from their...

by Don Smith | June 16, 2014
More than 1,000 people age 50 or older took one of four versions of the SAGE test.

A test for Alzheimer’s that you can take online?

Given the growing incidence of cognitive and neurological disorders, especially Alzheimer’s and other dementias, it’s not surprising there would be great interest in reports of a self-administered test for Alzheimer’s;...

by Don Smith | June 16, 2014

The Myths about Alzheimer's

According to The Alzheimer's Association, here are the top 8 myths: 1. Memory loss is a natural part of aging.  While its normal to have some memory problems like forgetting someones name of a person you just met, is...

by Don Smith | May 28, 2014

Who is more at risk for Alzheimer's?

Who is at risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias? Every one of us – but, some more than others. Our genders and our ages are the most obvious characteristics. According the The Alzheimer's Association, there...

by Don Smith | May 21, 2014
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