A comprehensive overview of dementia and brain health, including cutting-edge research, symptoms and causes, and practical tips for caregivers.
Caregiving for dementia is full of delicate situations. Knowing how to word your responses to hard questions can improve your relationships. Start with this list.
A range of brain diseases and conditions can cause symptoms of dementia. We help you understand the most the common ones.
Check your medicine cabinets—a new study found that anticholinergic drugs may make you more likely to develop dementia down the line.
Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.
People with vascular dementia may have sudden confusion, difficulty understanding a conversation, or speaking. Eileen discusses what happened when her father developed the condition.
Experts have unveiled a list of risk factors that contribute to memory loss. The good news? They're all avoidable.
The test, which is not yet available to the public, has potential to detect Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms appear.
As caregivers, we may get frustrated and complacent in our care, but it may snap you back to reality after taking a virtual reality tour where you’re made to feel like the one on the other side — the one with dementia.
A friend recently faced the task of letting her mother, who has mid-level dementia, know that the mother’s elderly brother had died. This death was not unexpected, but when a person has dementia and short-term memory loss is a problem, the news would ...
Lewy Body Dementia: Caregivers Talk About Experiences, Frustrations, Adjustments
How to deal with mixed feelings of guilt, sadness, loss and even joy when losing a loved one after a battle with an illness.