May 25, 2015

Namzaric for Alzheimer's Now Available in the USA

NAMZARIC™ is a new Alzheimer's medication that combines the best of Aricept and Namenda (generically known as donepezil and memantine). It is now available across the USA. Find out more.

5 Tips to Improve Sleep

The Sleep Section on this site makes a strong case for lowering Alzheimer's risk through better sleep habits. Checki out these 5 tips on sleeping better.

May 24, 2015

Stroke Signs Misdiagnosed as Harmless Headache or Dizziness

Emergency room doctors commonly miss strokes, a leading cause of vascular dementia. This is especially true among women, minorities and younger patients. Learn how tens of thousands of people with dizziness and headaches are sent home with a misdiagnosis.

Off-The-Shelf Technologies That Assist People with Dementia


Home computers and other easy-to-get devices can make such a difference in the life of people with dementia. Watch this video for some down-to-earth practical examples.

Memory Box for Dementia


How to create a Memory Box for a person with dementia. A Memory Box is a great help for visitors in initiating conversation, as well as recalling wonderful memories and good times.

May 22, 2015

Behavior Influences Alzheimer's Risk


Anxious, jealous, moody or easy-going? 800 women were tracked by The American Academy of Neurology for nearly 40 years. See the associations they found between Alzheimer's and long-term behavior.

May 21, 2015

Does Sleep Apnea Cause Alzheimer's, Or Is it the Other Way Around?

Breathing patterns during sleep Research has long connected sleep apnea and Alzheimer's. A key study looking at sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and Alzheimer's opens new "chicken and egg questions": Which comes first? Just who is causing what?

May 20, 2015

Donepezil: Good Long-Term Medicine for Lewy Body Dementia

Donepezil (also known as Aricept®) is an approved Alzheimer's medication. That doesn't mean it's right for other types of dementia. The good news is that donepezil successfully passed a long-term trial for Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB). Get the details on the positive results.

May 19, 2015

When Language Fails in Dementia, Use Music, Rhythm & Movement


Dementia in the middle-to-advanced stages diminishes communication & language. Watch Teepa Snow convey the power of music. See her demonstrate how to use rhythm and movement when language fails.

3D Models Explain Alzheimer's Progression


Watch this amazing scientific film on Alzheimer's. It uses 3D modeling to explain the inner brain mechanisms that trigger the symptoms of dementia.