Alzheimer's

7 Encouraging Bible Verses for Dementia Caregivers
Everyday Coping for 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.

Continue Reading
Gene Wilder's Widow Shares Heartfelt Essay on His Battle with Alzheimer's
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Heartfelt Essay on Gene Wilder's 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. 

Continue Reading
Bill Gates Invests $100 Million to Fight Alzheimer's Disease
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

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

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

Continue Reading
Alzheimer's Disease: Dancing Helps This Couple Heal
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

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.

Continue Reading
7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

7 Keys to Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

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

Continue Reading
Alzheimer's Disease: Comedy Improv Is a Surprising Resource
Helpful Activities

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.

Continue Reading
Tips for Communicating with a Loved One with Dementia
Everyday Coping for Caregivers

Tips for Communicating with a Loved One with Dementia

Karen Stobbe and Mondy Carter, who provide training to dementia caregivers, share how they use techniques learned from improvisational theatre to engage with Karen's mother, who has Alzheimer's.

Continue Reading
How to Handle Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

How to Handle Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's

Caregivers may face sadness and frustration. Follow these practical tips to help manage some of those challenges.

Continue Reading
Hilarity for Charity: Seth Rogen, Lauren Miller Work to Assist Alzheimers Caregivers
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Hilarity for Charity: Seth Rogen, Lauren Miller Work to Assist Alzheimers Caregivers

Comedian Seth Rogen and his wife, Lauren Miller, came up with a way to turn a personal tragedy into something positive.

Continue Reading
Early-onset Alzheimer's: A Sister's Caregiving Journey
About Alzheimer's and Dementia

Early-onset Alzheimer's: A Sister's Caregiving Journey

Her twin sister had always been strong. Now that her twin was dealing with Alzheimer's, it was her turn to be the strong one.

Continue Reading