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Early Onset Alzheimers

Early Onset Alzheimer's: A Daughter's POV

Melissa Taylor | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Melissa Taylor

Although I mourn the loss of my mother every day while she is still right in front of me, one thing keeps me holding on: she may not be able to express herself through the right words or call me by my name, I believe that she knows, deep down, that I will forever be her Melissa.

Genetic Hand-Me-Downs

Greg O'Brien | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

My grandmother, Loretta Sinnott Brown, called me "snippy snooper" as a young boy because I was always "snooping around," asking too many questions, fo...

The Lesson of the Dandelion

Greg O'Brien | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

The best of runners in life have partners. My prayer is that we partner up from Capitol Hill to California to make Alzheimer's a fading memory.

Memory Is Everything -- Until You Lose It

Greg O'Brien | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

"Memory is everything. Without it we are nothing," observed neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking research...

Why Mexican-Americans Are Predisposed To Early Alzheimer's Disease

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Early memory issues known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI), commonly seen among Mexican Americans, may predispose them to Alzheimer’s disease almo...

WATCH: Living With Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty

A former prison chaplain, Ron Grant, 60, used to read constantly. "I have several degrees... I had to read books all the time," Grant told Huff Post L...

Pat XO

Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports
Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern Winters

Pat Summitt is a pioneer in women's sports, and as much as she was feared on the court, she was loved off of it.

WATCH: Man With Alzheimer's 'Death Sentence' Shares Moving Outlook On Life

The Huffington Post | Celeste Owen-Jones | Posted 11.30.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

An estimated 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease. Early-onset Alzheimer's afflicts people under 65 and accounts for less than 10% of cases....

'Ice Cream in the Cupboard: A True Story of Early Onset Alzheimer's'

Marie Marley | Posted 01.26.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Ice Cream in the Cupboard is a moving Alzheimer's memoir that tells the powerful story of Pat Moffett and his wife, Carmen, who developed Alzheimer' at the age of 53 -- dispelling the commonly held belief that Alzheimer's strikes only the elderly.

A Revolutionary Storytelling Machine to Fight Alzheimer's, Connect Generations

Matthew Ross Smith | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Matthew Ross Smith

My goal is to shake 10,000 hands in 100 days. For anyone who will take 30 seconds to talk to me, I'll offer a self-addressed, pre-stamped postcard with instructions to share a single memory -- "a story you don't want to be forgotten" and mail it back to me.