Gift Ideas for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patients

Gift Ideas for Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patients

Finding a gift for a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is not always easy. Fortunately, there are Alzheimer’s gift guides and products that can help make your search stress-free this holiday season. Learn more from these gift ideas for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients. Gift Ideas for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Searching for the perfect gift […]

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Diabetes of the Brain

Diabetes of the Brain

The latest study to look at the effects of blood sugar levels on the brain has found that high glucose concentrations can lead to an increase of beta amyloid plaques and tau tangles, suggesting that Alzheimer’s disease may actually be a third form of diabetes. Learn more about this study and the relationship between diabetes […]

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Bill Gates Invests $50 Million to Alzheimer’s Research

Bill Gates Invests $50 Million to Alzheimer’s Research

Bill Gates is no stranger to charitable donations and philanthropy. The co-founder of Microsoft has used his wealth to focus on finding cures for infectious disease, promoting education and reducing global poverty. Gates is now focusing his efforts on Alzheimer’s disease through a $50 million donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund. Learn more about why […]

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New Diagnostic and Treatment Options for Alzheimer’s

New Diagnostic and Treatment Options for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and the only disease listed on the World Health Organization’s top 10 causes of death that cannot be cured. Learn more about Alzheimer’s and which diagnostic and treatment options are available to seniors with the disease today. Facts About Alzheimer’s Before delving […]

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Biogen Drug Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s Treatment

Biogen Drug Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s Treatment

A new drug may succeed where others have failed in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. A drug from Biogen Inc. may be the next best hope in the often hopeless and frustrating search for an Alzheimer’s treatment. Learn more about the drug and its potential impact in the search for a cure for Alzheimer’s. Success […]

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12 Ways to Say Thank You to a Caregiver on Thanksgiving

12 Ways to Say Thank You to a Caregiver on Thanksgiving

Last Updated: November 23, 2017 “I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.” William Shakespeare penned those words hundreds of years ago, but for families and friends of caregivers, they still ring true today. Caregivers selflessly give of their finances, hearts and time and ask for little or nothing in […]

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“Broken Memories” Movie Release

“Broken Memories” Movie Release

A romantic drama, “Broken Memories” showcases a son’s struggle with his father who has Alzheimer’s disease and the beautiful and mysterious caregiver who has a past of her own. Learn more about the movie and how it is raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s. Award-Winning “Broken Memories” Film Honors Alzheimer’s Caregivers “Broken Memories,” a film directed by […]

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Can a Sweet Tooth Increase Your Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Can a Sweet Tooth Increase Your Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Last Updated: November 15, 2017 A Washington University study found that doubling the glucose levels in the blood of mice increased toxic beta amyloid in the brain by as much as 20%. Can a sweet tooth increase your risk for Alzheimer’s? Learn more about the study and why some researchers are cautioning against taking a simplistic […]

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Study Shows How PTSD Can Lead to Alzheimer’s

Study Shows How PTSD Can Lead to Alzheimer’s

Studies have shown a link between childhood PTSD and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Until now, the studies have suggested a link between the two conditions, a new study from the University Medical Center Goettingen in Germany recently discovered a molecular link between the disease and PTSD. Learn more about this study […]

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Veterans Benefits for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Veterans Benefits for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

It’s no secret that the Alzheimer’s epidemic is growing with 1 in 9 Americans over the age of 65 living with the disease. As a United States veteran, you may be entitled to unique benefits that can help you carry the financial burden an Alzheimer’s and dementia diagnosis can bring. Learn more about veterans benefits for […]

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