How do you know if changes in your loved one’s memory are serious and warrant an evaluation by a health professional—and how do you get him or her to go?
For older adults, the stress of being hospitalized can lead to bouts of delirium, or a confused mental state.
Gait changes often develop gradually as a result of a chronic medical condition. Here are several possible causes to consider.
Like most everything else, the way we walk changes as we age. But how do you know what’s normal and what’s not?
A bump, blow or jolt to the head can result in a traumatic brain injury. Though usually mild, those injuries can be a cause of disability or even death.
Evolving theories about how Alzheimer’s may spread in the brain could conceivably help drug developers find ways to defeat the disease.
Not a day goes by in my battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s that I don’t feel another sliver of my brain is being shaved off.
People with Alzheimer’s disease are prone to becoming agitated in the late afternoon or early evening. These strategies can minimize common triggers of this behavior.
About 5 percent of people with Alzheimer’s disease are diagnosed at age 65 or younger. Here’s what to know about the early-onset form of the illness.
People with mild cognitive impairment are more forgetful than normal for their age, but they don’t experience other cognitive problems associated with dementia, such as disorientation or confusion about routine activities.