Caregivers frequently turn their lives inside out in order to care for their loved ones in decline. I know, because I've done it. The number of elders who depended on my help increased throughout the years, to a total of seven, though the most I cared for at one time was five. I also had two children and work part time writing as a freelancer. read more..
Reminiscing powerful “drug” for people with dementia
I love stories. When I was a teenager, I’d encourage grandparents to relate stories of their young years struggling to survive on the wind-swept prairie. When I grew older, I was fascinated by the stories my parents and in-laws told of their early years of growing up during the Great Depression. read more..
Headlines in Alzheimer’s: The Downside of Hospital Stays; Proteins Linked to Alzheimer’s; Loss of Bone Density Linked to Alzheimer’s
Every week we scour the news for the latest headlines in Alzheimer’s stories, care, treatment and prevention. Here are this week’s biggest stories for the week of June 18, 2012-... read more..