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Alzhiemers

The Alzheimer's Reading Room: A Great Resource for Caregivers

Marie Marley | Posted 01.21.2017 | Fifty
Marie Marley

If you have a loved one with dementia, my first suggestion would be to find the very best doctors possible. My second piece of advice would be to go t...

People With Alzheimer's May Still Be "There"

Marie Marley | Posted 04.28.2017 | Fifty
Marie Marley

People with Alzheimer's -- especially those in the later stages of the disease -- may stop talking or making other clear attempts to communicate. We think they don't understand what people are saying to them or about them. My experience shows that's not always the case.

I Am Doing Nothing!

Lisa Solod | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Lisa Solod

I am doing nothing. I am doing so much nothing that I have wrapped a cocoon of nothing around myself so as to make the doing of nothing easier and les...

Would You Divorce Your Partner If He Developed Alzheimer's?

Marie Marley | Posted 05.09.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Ed, my beloved Romanian soul mate of 30 years, was continuing to decline slowly and was becoming ever more difficult to get along with. I was at the end of my rope. I really was.

How to Prepare Someone With Alzheimer's for the Holidays

Lily Sarafan | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lily Sarafan

The holiday season is steadfastly approaching, with stores already full of lights and decorations. Preparing for family gatherings is hectic for all, but this time of year can be especially stressful for those with Alzheimer's or dementia.