Alzheimer's and Dementia

A Smile from His Wife Gave This Alzheimer's Caregiver Hope

A Smile from His Wife Gave This Alzheimer's Caregiver Hope

A single smile from her reassured him that they were a team.

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Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

Personalized Playlists Could Lessen Alzheimer's Symptoms

A new study suggests that personalized musical playlists may make caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's that much easier. 

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Marcia Gay Harden on Coping with Her Mother's Alzheimer's

Marcia Gay Harden on Coping with Her Mother's Alzheimer's

All her life, her mother helped pave the way for her success. Now, as her mother battles Alzheimer's, Marcia Gay Harden offers her love and support.

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This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

This Alzheimer's Memory Cafe Is Giving Caregivers a Break

Amy's Place is the first free-standing Memory Cafe in the U.S. and its goal is simple: to give caregivers a little TLC. 

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4 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

4 Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Disease

A clinical psychologist shares what he learned about dealing with Alzheimer's while caring for his mother through her final years.

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7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Dementia Caregivers

7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Dementia Caregivers

A cofounder of Home Instead Senior Care shares scripture to comfort, encourage and inspire those who are caring for a loved one with dementia.

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Gene Wilder's Widow Shares Heartfelt Essay on His Battle with Alzheimer's

Gene Wilder's Widow Shares Heartfelt Essay on His Battle with Alzheimer's

A year after her husband's death, Karen Wilder opens up about what it's like caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. 

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Bill Gates Invests $100 Million to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

Bill Gates Invests $100 Million to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

The well-known humanitarian wants to support the battle against the disease.

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Dancing Through Alzheimer's

Dancing Through Alzheimer's

Throughout their 61-year marriage Richard and Arlene Boyd used to dance together every weekend. Then she got Alzheimer's. Now the couple is back on the dance floor.

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Alzheimer's Disease: Dancing Helps This Couple Heal

Alzheimer's Disease: Dancing Helps This Couple Heal

Arlene Boyd's Alzheimer's diagnosis changed so much of her life with her husband Richard, but dancing together still brings them joy.

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7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

Caring for a family member who has Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming.

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Alzheimer's Disease: Comedy Improv Is a Surprising Resource

Alzheimer's Disease: Comedy Improv Is a Surprising Resource

As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened, improvisational theater experience gave her and her husband a new way to interact with her mom—and ease the strain.

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