Alzheimer's and Dementia

Caring for a senior dog

Are You Caring for a Dog with Dementia?

Calling all caregivers of dogs with canine cognitive dysfunction. We want to hear your stories.

Edward Grinnan and Gracie

How Do You Plan to Connect With Others Over the Holidays?

Social interactions are crucial to our health and happiness, especially during this season.

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Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's

When Did You First Suspect a Loved One Had Alzheimer’s?

In this case, it was a tip-off from a cocker spaniel.

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Tony Bennett in concert, 2007

How Music Helps Tony Bennett Battle Alzheimer’s

Though dealing with dementia, the singer still makes his way to the studio.

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A senior woman listening to music during the holidays; Getty Images

The Healing Effects of Holiday Music

Hymns, carols and standard songs of the season can be a soothing pathway to the past, even for those with memory loss.

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Tony Bennett holding a microphone

Legendary Singer Tony Bennett and Family Share Details of His Battle with Alzheimer’s

The musical icon was diagnosed with the disease in 2016.

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Edward Grinnan

How Alzheimer’s Created a New York Yankees Fan

A mom’s love of baseball leads her son to a team for life.

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A senior man greets the sunrise

At 100, Her Grandfather Was Enjoying Life to the Fullest

After 76 years of marriage, Alzheimer’s had taken his beloved wife. But with God’s help he graciously let go of being a caregiver.

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A friend brings a caregiver a casserole

What Prayer Can Do: Divine Nourishment

She was at the end of her rope while looking after her mother with Alzheimer’s.  Then this caregiver received an unexpected food delivery.

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Edward Grinnan

Taking Away the Car Keys—How Did Your Family Handle It?

It’s a watershed moment for those with a loved one who has dementia. This writer wants to hear from you about it.

Sugar and Alzheimer's

How Cutting Back on Sugar Can Help Fight Alzheimer's

Apparently, a sweet tooth can cause more than cavities.

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Edward Grinnan

Surprised by a God-Given Miracle of Memory

An Alzheimer’s patient unexpectedly unearths a shared moment from the past with her son.

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Edward Grinnan

Finding a New Kind of Family in a Memory Care Unit

In the throes of Alzheimer’s, a mom discovers care, support and even a “lifelong” friend.

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Edward Grinnan and Gracie

Memory Loss and the Power of Prayer

In the months of sharing fears about dementia, a ray of hope.

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Edward loving on Gracie

Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia—When to Take the Keys Away

For the family of an on-the-move Mom descending into Alzheimer’s, it was a painful, but correct, decision.

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Edward Grinnan on Alzheimer's vaccine

Would You Take a Vaccine That Prevents Alzheimer’s?

As medical treatment evolves, here are some questions to answer.

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