This couple only see dementia as one more obstacle in their lives, but they don’t allow it to keep them apart.
Even when someone has dementia, they often never forget the love they had for their spouse.
It’s expensive to develop a cure for a disease and pharmaceutical companies struggle with costs.
A study in mice found a high-salt diet directly leads to cognitive decline and dementia
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to address a parent’s —and a sibling’s — apparent mental decline.
Steve Johanson had a fierce and knowledgeable advocate at his side when he visited a hospital recently: his wife, Judy. In the six years since Steve had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, she had immersed herself in understanding the illness and preparing for its consequences. But even so, the hospital stay to adjust Steve’s Alzheimer’s medication was a nightmare. In the emergency room, nurses briskly took his vital signs, oblivious …
New guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology suggest that exercising twice a week could help keep the mind sharp.
The experiment appears to have a dramatic effect on patients suffering from Alzheimer’s and other memory-impairing ailments.
The idea is to provide an environment where dementia sufferers and their caregivers can enjoy a film without being worried about the disease and had how it manifests itself.
Parents, children, patients, doctors, campaigners: the stories of those facing down Alzheimer’s