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When the Caregiver Has a Chronic Condition, Too

While you’re caring for others with chronic conditions, you’re not immune to one yourself. Some days you are forced to push through caring for others, while you yourself are suffering.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

A Finding That May Lead to a New Dementia Treatment?

A new mouse study from Temple University breaks through previously established barriers by identifying cellular pathways critical to developing dementia and offering potential treatments even after the disease is established.

By Therese Borchard

Could Marital Status, BMI, and Sleep Habits Up Your Dementia Risk?

Bring a widow, having a low body mass index, and having trouble sleeping in middle age could raise your risk for dementia, say Boston University School of Medicine researchers.

By Diane Domina

How to Live Well With Dementia

Strong relationships, social engagement, good physical and mental health, religious beliefs, and high-quality care can improve quality of life for those living with memory loss, cognitive impairment, and other dementia symptoms.

By Diane Domina

What to Get for Mom When She Has Dementia

You struggle internally about whether you should even go through the motions of celebrating mom when she won’t understand what you’re doing. But there are ways to celebrate her that will make a difference.

By Carol Bradley Bursack