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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

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...

June 30, 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

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...

June 16, 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

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

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