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World Alzheimer Report

How To Confront A 21st Century Epidemic

Paul Hogan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Paul Hogan

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia can be a sad, lonely and often frustrating struggle. It could be Mom or Dad, or a grandparent or beloved uncle, who begins to lose his or her grip on the world. They may speak and act strangely, forget familiar names and people, wander or get lost, regress to their childhood, or withdraw fully into themselves.

Dementia Costs Soaring To 1% Of World GDP

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LONDON — The global cost of dementia will likely exceed $604 billion this year, or 1 percent of the world's gross domestic product, a new report...