Monday, December 22, 2014

Carol Bradley Bursack's Posts

Reversing Memory Loss: Non-Drug Approach Shows Promise

A small study at UCLA has shown evidence that a strict protocol concentrating on lifestyle changes can reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms.

 

We frequently hear about some promising new potential drug breakthrough, yet there is at this time no medical... Read moreChevron

Faith and Alzheimer’s

How can faith help both caregivers and people with dementia get through something that makes no sense even to those who believe in a loving God – or maybe especially to those who believe in a loving God?

 

Many people have asked me this question. My own spiritual beliefs have been vital to my caregiving life, but I... Read moreChevron

Medications Should be Carefully Controlled as Alzheimer’s Advances

While Alzheimer’s specific drugs may help slow symptoms for some people, they also may increase the risk of hip fractures, fainting, urinary problems and other health issues. Most researchers now think that a time comes when many medications for the elderly are no longer beneficial and may be harmful.

 

According to an... Read moreChevron

Is Poor Dental Health Linked to Alzheimer’s?

Dr. Joseph Banker is a veteran cosmetic dentist who has contributed to several media outlets including Newsweek, Shape Magazine and DentalTown. He studied at the prestigious University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and trained at The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and the Rosenthal... Read moreChevron

Actress Loni Anderson Talks about Her Caregiving Journey

During the time that her career was just beginning to flourish, Loni Anderson was balancing her work on the television show “WKRP in Cincinnati” with caring for her mother who was suffering from COPD. This was not long after her father had passed away following his own battle with the disease. Loni has long wanted to share her... Read moreChevron