Alzheimer's and Dementia

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.

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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Edward Grinnan

Shopping with a List—For the First Time

Maybe it was time to accept that everyone forgets stuff as they age.

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Edward Grinnan on shopping for supplements

Shopping for Hope in the Vitamin Store

Supplements may help, but God’s love is a sure thing.

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Edward and Gracie in the woods

Why Our Memories Are So Important to Us

An overwhelming response from Guideposts readers about how we remember, how we forget and the enduring presence of God.

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Walking in the woods with Gracie

Caregiving: A Burden of Love

Recalling a mother’s devotion for her son, while exploring the connection between Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome.

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Edward Grinnan

Taking a Closer Look at Memory Loss

Worries about a family history of Alzheimer’s leads to an MRI and more prayers.

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Actress Nikki DeLoach; photo: Paul Archuleta/Getty Images

A Caregiving Q&A with Nikki DeLoach

Her Hallmark movies end happily ever after. How this actress finds hope in the real-life story of her father’s dementia

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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.

Luanne Bole-Becker and her husband, Bob; photo by Chris Langer

5 Lessons from a Long-Term Alzheimer's Caregiver

After nine years of caring for her husband she suggests releasing expectations, asking for help and more.

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Luanne Holzloehner and her husband Hans. Credit: courtesy Peggy Frezon

A Caregiver Is Reassured by the Universal Language of Love

Her husband changed as his dementia advanced, but a tender gesture proved he still cared.

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A woman meets with her doctor

The Truth About Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Many understandably associate dementia with aging, but it can impact younger people, too.

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Edwatd Grinnan with Gracie; photo by Katye Martens Brier

A Normal Memory Lapse or a Harbinger of Dementia?

Guideposts’ editor-in-chief reveals a common fear: that a normal loss of memory might mean something more dire.

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Edward Grinnan

If Memory Fades, What Happens in Our Dreams?

In researching a book about Alzheimer’s, some questions for God.

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Gracie and Edward in the woods

Remembering God While Fearing Alzheimer's

At work on a book about his family’s history with the disease, an apprehensive author’s faith kicks in.

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