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Dementia Diagnosis

Will New DSM-5 Diagnosis End 'Dementia' Stigma?

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

"Dementia" is a loaded word, one that carries with it the baggage of hundreds of years of gross associations and misunderstanding of the reality of the person living with the illness.

75% Of People With Dementia May Be Undiagnosed: Report

The Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 11.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Of the 36 million people around the world who are estimated to have dementia (including Alzheimer's disease), as many as 28 million of them -- or 75 p...

Alzheimer's Disease: Is Our Health Care System Ready?

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Not enough attention seems focused on ensuring health care systems' preparedness to deal with cognitive health issues -- with Alzheimer's Disease as the most dramatic example.