Alzheimer's blog

  1. September 18, 2013

    An Alzheimer's caregiver shares her family's story

    By Angela Lunde For dementia caregivers, the journey is marked by emotional transitions to a new, unpredictable lifestyle. 41 comments
  2. September 4, 2013

    Emotional memory affects behavior of persons with Alzheimer's

    By Angela Lunde A person living with Alzheimer's will experience emotions, but at times may have less ability to regulate them. That's why they're often labeled as irrational. 28 comments
  3. August 20, 2013

    Procedural memory remains robust as dementia develops

    By Angela Lunde Persons living with dementia maintain many abilities including the preservation and often enhancement of creative abilities as well as the capacity to learn. 15 comments
  4. August 6, 2013

    Alzheimer's stops where creativity begins

    By Angela Lunde Art can be more than a pleasant diversion. It also fosters communication and expression for people with dementia. 6 comments
  5. July 23, 2013

    Momentum builds on Alzheimer's drug research, quality of life issues

    By Angela Lunde Research, caregiving experts from around world gather to advance progress in Alzheimer's research and care. 7 comments
  6. July 9, 2013

    Experienced caregivers offer best advice and support

    By Angela Lunde Veteran caregivers are best sources for support and solutions. 21 comments
  7. June 26, 2013

    Caregivers need more, but support services available

    By Angela Lunde National vision, serious focus needed to build support for Alzheimer's caregivers. 21 comments
  8. June 11, 2013

    Plan needs to embrace Alzheimer's quality of life issues

    By Angela Lunde National Alzheimer's Project should embrace dementia quality of life improvement as well as research into finding a cure. 20 comments
  9. May 29, 2013

    HABIT helps people find courage in facing dementia

    By Angela Lunde Mayo Clinic program helps those with dementia and their caregivers overcome fears and connect as human beings. 11 comments
  10. May 14, 2013

    Alzheimer's support group gets lift from humor, sharing

    By Angela Lunde Sharing laughs and stories, Alzheimer's support group bonds by sharing compassion, fun. 17 comments
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