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The Alzheimer’s Myth Most People Believe

Is Alzheimer's a normal part of aging? If you are someone who is prone to being swayed by public opinion (as opposed to science) you would answer this question incorrectly--with a "Yes"--along with…


Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’s

The breathtaking majesty of equine power and grace has given horses a storied place in the lives and legends of human beings. Now, a new study from Ohio State University has found that horses can also…


How a Video Game Might Help Someone With Dementia

Video games and dignified dementia care don't initially appear compatible, but advocates from Alzheimer's Australia Victoria have teamed up with a group of designers from Opaque Multimedia to turn thi…


Alzheimer’s May Be Killing 6 Times More Americans Than We Think

The number of Americans dying from Alzheimer’s disease may be hundreds of thousands more than current statistics indicate, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. In 2010, expe…


The Diagnosis That Sends Friends and Family Running Away

When a person is diagnosed with a serious illness, their friends and family members typically respond in one of two ways: rallying, or running. We would like to think that our loved ones would rall…


Alzheimer’s Behavior: Patient’s or Caregiver’s Problem?

By Marlo Sollitto, contributing editor Alzheimer's disease or dementia causes a person's behavior to change, seemingly without reason or explanation. Clearly, some behaviors – such as…


When Alzheimer’s Steals Their Personality

By Marlo Sollitto, contributing editor As Alzheimer's progresses, it destroys memory, brings on erratic behavior and robs personality. You find you are caring for a father who no long…


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