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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...

July 7, 2014

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...

June 18, 2014

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...

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...

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...

May 21, 2014

The Mayo Clinic is devoted to those with Alzheimers

If you or someone you know has been affected by Alzheimers, whats the best way to stay up to date with current matters and information? The answer... The Mayo Clinic e-newsletter.  The Mayo Clinic...

May 16, 2014

Can phosphatidylserine improve memory and cognitive function in people with Alzheimer's disease?

Buyer, Beware! Just because the medicine label says it will work, do your homework!  Not surprisingly, those with family members who are dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are...

May 16, 2014

To know or not to know? The ultimate question about Alzheimers.

With no cure, who really wants to know if they have Alzheimer’s?   The May 2014 issue of AARP Bulletin looks at the pros and cons of a recently developed blood test. Even in its earliest phases, it...

May 16, 2014

Alzheimers: Hope and Help Special (Video)

Alzheimer’s disease: no cure, but plenty of resources for you if you have it, worry you might, or care for someone who does. This program offers extensive, specific information on finding help and...

May 14, 2014

10 Commonly Prescribed Drugs That Can Cause Memory Loss!

Memory loss is not inevitable as we age. It can signal problems, however. The Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has a list of the 10 Early Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s disease. AARP also...

May 14, 2014