Families are now busy making family plans for the upcoming holidays. It’s an excellent time for loved ones to gather and enjoy one another’s company. Traveling with a loved one living with Alzheimer’s, however, poses special challenges. Most of these are able to be overcome or lessened with thoughtful pre-planning. Enjoy a safe and pleasant trip with the following tips.… Read More


Behaviors often increase at the end of the day when symptoms may intensify. This is known as Sundowner’s Syndrome. Not all patients who have Alzheimer’s or Dementia exhibit symptoms of Sundowners but many experience late day confusion and as a result have irregular sleep schedules. When a parent or a loved one suffers from these… Read More


Although the Alzheimer’s Association currently reports that over 5 million people nationwide are living with the condition, not everyone experiencing symptoms reports them. This means the numbers of people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia is most likely much higher than documented.   There are at least ten different types of dementia. Of these, Alzheimer’s disease… Read More


It is the 6th leading cause of the death in the U.S. and every 66 seconds another person is diagnosed. Knowing the warning signs helps recognize the onset of Dementia. Most people associate Alzheimer’s disease with memory loss, but it is more than just forgetfulness. It is common for people to become forgetful as they… Read More


Some readers will acknowledge the information going in one ear and out the other. Others will recall trying brain games diligently for only a week or two. The startling fact Alzheimer’s disease is ranked the sixth leading cause of death in the United States emphasizes the importance of improving Brain Health. Unfortunately Alzheimer’s is the… Read More