LBD VIDEO + ARTICLE: An accurate Lewy body dementia diagnosis is important. It can even have life-saving implications. Affecting more than 1.3 million Americans, Lewy
DIAGNOSIS: In Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer’s, people can lose their ability to recognize faces. If this leads to a false belief, such as a
VIDEO: Dementia can make it difficult to recognize familiar faces, or even trigger hallucinations. Lewy body dementia is particularly susceptible to such visual problems. Watch
HOLIDAY TIPS: Getting together for a holiday meal can cause a person with Alzheimer’s confusion and anxiety. Get 10 tips to make the holiday more easy and pleasurable.
THANKSGIVING BRAIN RECIPE: Make your pumpkin-pie a brain-healthy magnesium-pie. Try this “cognitively-correct” dish for dinner.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING – FUNNY VIDEO: Mary Maxwell, a diminutive “little old lady,” shines a very funny light on the foibles of aging, to the delight of an audience filled with senior-care experts.
HOLIDAYS & DEMENTIA: Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness. People with Alzheimer’s need a special touch. See four dementia tips.
If you couldn’t see your mashed potatoes, you probably wouldn’t eat them. That’s why what “The Red Plate Study” found was astonishing! Alzheimer’s patients eating from red plates consumed 25 percent more food than those eating from white plates. Find out why.
Enjoy this great duet between a musician with dementia and his son. A triumph of spirit over Alzheimer’s! Sing-a-long if you like!
It looks like a sneeze cannot give anyone Alzheimer’s. While Alzheimer’s abnormal disease proteins do spread from cell-to-cell, they are not “infectious”. Check out the facts.
TEEPA CARE VIDEO: Learn about Alzheimer’s 6 stages. Teepa Snow shows what to expect, while keeping the focus on the person for whom you care.