Take the Brain Tour.

Take the Brain Tour.

From the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org) This Brain Tour examines the key functions of the brain then the slide sequence moves into how the brain is affected by Alzheimer’s disease. (Note: Alzheimer’s disease is one of the pathways to...
Dementia: What can I do to help?

Dementia: What can I do to help?

Dementia is a cruel disease. Only a small percentage of us will suffer from dementia but most of us know someone who is coping with it. Being a friend, caregiver and/or family member can be distressing and we often feel at a loss as to what to do to help. Here are...
Will I get Alzheimer’s too?

Will I get Alzheimer’s too?

“I will be turning sixty-five in a couple of months and the thought of any kind of dementia scares the living daylights out of me.” ‘I am 62 years old and really concerned as the life of the mind is everything to me.’ Have YOU ever felt like...
Is it Dementia or Alzheimer’s?

Is it Dementia or Alzheimer’s?

Are YOU confused? You’re not alone! As more and more people are diagnosed with brain disorders, the terms dementia and Alzheimer’s are bandied about. But what do they mean? Here’s the simple answer. Dementia isn’t a specific disease. Dementia is the overall term that...
Can you sidestep Alzheimer’s?

Can you sidestep Alzheimer’s?

A recent international survey, reports Harvard Health, identified Alzheimer’s as the second most feared disease, behind cancer. It’s no wonder. Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by progressive damage to nerve cells and their connections. The result is devastating...