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Early Onset Dementia

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...

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...

The Terrifying Moment My Father Disappeared

Posted 10.22.2012 | Fifty

I heard my mother screaming from upstairs, screaming that she couldn’t find my father. The fact that I hadn’t watched him, that he had escaped the safety of that living room while I slept beside him, shook me.

When Your Mom Forgets Who You Are

Chuck Gomez | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Chuck Gomez

I'll never forget the moment when I realized my mother no longer knew who I was. For every child of a parent with Alzheimer's, that reality is a devastating one. How could she not recognize me?

A Look At Pat Summitt's Condition, Early-Onset Dementia

Posted 04.19.2012 | Healthy Living

Legendary Tennessee Volunteers coach Pat Summitt -- who coached the women's basketball team for nearly four decades and is considered the sport's "win...