How do you visit and converse with someone who doesn’t quite recall who you are? Here are 12 tips for encouraging healthy, happy holiday visits for those who have dementia.
Senior Editor Nicole Stempak is optimistic about drug treatments and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease despite Eli Lilly’s solanezumab Phase 3 clinical drug trial failure.
The make believe story of how Santa forgets Christmas is part of a new ad campaign to highlight the magic--and importance--of dementia research this holiday season.
Plenty of hopes had been pinned on the experimental drug, but its disappointing trial results may lead the scientific community to rethink the approach to Alzheimer’s disease treatments.
Is there a way to detect oncoming dementia at an earlier stage? Researchers at the University of Texas think the eyes have it.
Can your diet delay the onset of dementia? Researchers are finding that what you eat can be a key part of a brain-healthy lifestyle.
Deaths attributed to memory loss continue to increase, representing 11.6 percent of all recorded deaths in 2015 in the United Kingdom, surpassing heart disease.
An Arizona memory care facility and animal shelter have partnered to care for orphaned kittens. And yes, there are photos.
A Place For Mom is partnering with a veterans resource organization to spread the word about the Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension, which can help pay the costs for assistance for those who qualify.
Nobody like to talk about death. But not talking about it now could diminish your chances of having your end-of-life wishes known later, notes a study in JAMA.
Need a good read? This senior living chain thinks the most interesting story this year just might be your own.
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