Thursday, August 18

Forever Remember Me As Loving You


This elegant film-short beautifully portrays love's endurance despite Alzheimer's.

A 'Feeling' for Dementia? New Findings on Subjectively Perceived Memory Problems

A fascinating study in Europe finds that individuals who felt they had memory problems did in fact have measurable cognitive deficits. Scientists analyzed the spinal fluid to measure the levels of biomarkers associated with Alzheimer's. See what they found.

Wednesday, August 17

Alzheimer's Center on Wheels


A 54 foot "Mobile Memory Center" has rolled out in Florida, bring a new level of diagnosis and treatment to people with Alzheimer's. See what it can do. Watch it in action. Learn more about the project.

Memory Problems & Sleep - 6 Tips

SLEEP & HEALTH: Find out six ways to get a good night's sleep.

Tuesday, August 16

A Crash Course in Alzheimer's & Dementia


This excellent 8-minute quick-course clearly outlines key facts about Alzheimer's. Learn what happens, who it affects and how it works.

8 Medication Questions for Caregivers to Ask Doctors

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People with Alzheimer's generally take a lot of medicine. Some drugs boost memory and cognition, while others help with mood, behavior and other conditions. Learn how caregivers can help ensure medication is taken safely & correctly.

Monday, August 15

Reverse Dementia in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus


Alzheimer's may just be NPH (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus), a curable dementia. 400,000 Americans have NPH. Only 11,000 are properly diagnosed. See how NPH imitates Alzheimer's in as many as 5% of the cases. Find out what you can do about it.

Mediterranean Diet Prevents Strokes by Blocking Bad Genes

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Can a good diet make up for a bad gene? The Mediterranean Diet appears to do just that. Scientists studied the relationship between diet, genetics and stroke, which causes vascular dementia. Find out what they discovered.

Sunday, August 14

Teepa's Signs of Dementia


Recognize and understand the 10 early signs of dementia. Watch this engaging, and thoroughly clear presentation by Dementia Care and Training Specialist Teepa Snow.

Success in Delaying Dementia

PROGRESS: A key study shows an easing, in certain respects, of the harsh impact of dementia. On average, people seem to be developing dementia later in life. This means more healthy years and fewer painful ones.

Friday, August 12

Robin's Wish: The Movie on Robin Williams & Lewy Body Dementia


Robin's Wish, the first major film about a celebrity with Lewy body dementia, tells the story of what people with this devastating disorder are really struggling with. Explaining the movie's title, his wife Susan shared Robin Williams' "wish," the legacy he so desired. "I want to help people be less afraid."

Flu Vaccine Reduces Alzheimer's Risk 40%


People who receive at least one influenza vaccine are 40% less likely than their non-vaccinated peers to develop Alzheimer’s disease, researchers find. Learn more.