There’s no one solution for every family. But thinking about the incapacitation of a family member, and planning ahead is something everyone should do.
Experts say we are at a tipping point with antibiotic-resistant bacteria — so-called “superbugs;” Poor sleep may be linked to Alzheimer’s; and other news from “This Week In Health.”
For the past two years, Donna Braley, 79, has required total care and uses a wheelchair full-time, but staff at her new home have found ways for her to be as active as possible.
When someone who is usually prompt about handling finances starts forgetting to pay bills, it’s a common warning sign of the beginning stages of dementia.
By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times Longtime Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is relinquishing control of his team due to health conditions related to Alzheimer’s disease, a team spokesman confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. Joe Ellis, the Broncos’ team president since 2011, will take over operations for Bowlen, a spokesman confirmed to the Times. […]
Paris (AFP) – Millions of cases of Alzheimer’s could be prevented by altering lifestyle habits which increase risk of the tragic memory-robbing disease, scientists said on Monday. Alzheimer’s is an age-related brain condition that experts suspect is influenced by both genes and the environment. The population boom and longer lifespans mean that more than 106 […]
London (AFP) – British scientists on Monday announced a major step forward in developing a blood test that could predict the onset of Alzheimer’s, potentially helping the search for a cure. Researchers identified blood proteins that appear in patients subsequently diagnosed with the brain-wasting disease, the most common form of dementia. A test to diagnose […]
I am standing at the front door, locked out of my own house. If this were a movie, it’d be raining. Thankfully, this isn’t, so it isn’t. But the reality is embarrassing enough without any Hollywood embellishments. You see, we have this digital lock. To open it, you input a numeric code. We bought it […]