Sometimes it takes so little to bring joy to a person with Alzheimer's. The following story is a case in point. One day I arrived at the Alois Alzheimer Center to visit Ed, my beloved Romanian soul mate.
There is plenty of noise on the dementia front today; some promising, more teasingly hopeful, but premature or inaccurate, and still not enough funding to aggressively research a cure. Even so, a landmark
I don't like asking for help. Who does? It brings out all those uncomfortable feelings of vulnerability, loss of independence, of being a burden. It requires a level of honesty and trust I have not mastered
The technique could help end the mystery--and the stigma--of chronic pain Nothing hurts Americans more than chronic pain. It’s our single biggest health problem, affecting the lives of 100 million adults--more
Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries. Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet