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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Caregiving for Someone Living With Alzheimer's

Mistakes are inevitable when caregiving for someone with Alzheimer's. Some are more avoidable than others. Here are guidelines to avert the most common mistakes.

By The Candid Caregiver

6 Yoga Poses to Help With MS

Learn about six yoga poses that help ease symptoms of MS and build physical and emotional resilience. Favorites include child’s pose and cat and cow pose.

By Lisa Emrich

Does Your Brain Make You Fat?

Obesity risk is linked to genetic brain structure, thinking patterns, and mental performance, suggest researchers in Quebec, Canada.

By Diane Domina

8 Tips for Surviving an MRI

Knock, knock, tap, tap, buzz, buzz. No one enjoys an MRI, and yet they are an important part of disease monitoring with MS. Here are eight tips to make them more tolerable.

By Lisa Emrich

Some Have Alzheimer’s Markers, No Dementia

People with Alzheimer’s markers who don't develop dementia have a unique synaptic protein signature that enables them to maintain cognitive function.

By Diane Domina

Mindfulness and Anxiety: What Research Tells Us

There is a growing interest in mindfulness, but what is it, exactly? And does it help with anxiety? We clarify the research on this popular practice.

By Rachel Zohn

Why Do We Fall for ‘Fake News’?

So-called fake news — journalism or propaganda based on sensationalism, exaggeration, or deliberate misinformation — why do we fall for it and spread it?

By Diane Domina

Service Dogs to the Rescue: Vets, Canines, and PTSD

Veteran James Rutland credits his four-legged friend for helping him return to health. Read about the science behind service dogs helping to treat PTSD.

By Stephanie Stephens

The Benefits of Music for MS

Learn how music can help address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of persons with MS and how music therapy is used in neurology.

By Lisa Emrich

Attention, Caregivers: 10 Things Not to Say to a Person With Dementia

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.

By The Candid Caregiver