Forgetting the name of a person you just met, where you parked your car, where something is that you use every day, or a phone number you have dialed many times before can be unsettling and scary. As you age, it becomes harder and harder for your brain to create a new memory, even while you can remember actions and events from years ago.
People who have early memory loss can use a number of techniques to help with this problem. Some of these are...Read more
Brilliant people get Alzheimer's and other dementias. Three rather public figures that come to mind are recent Nobel prize winner,... Read more »
One question I am frequently asked is "What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease?" On one level, the answer to this... Read more »
It is important to distinguish Alzheimer's disease from dementia, which is a more general term. Dementia is the medical term for... Read more »
Who'd have thought it? Parents now have new ammunition to help them convince kids to further their educations. According to a Finnish... Read more »
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) released the findings of their I CAN: Investigating Caregivers' Attitudes and Needs survey. The survey... Read more »