Sports for People with Dementia

Sports - both playing and watching - are a powerful way to connect people to each other and to their memories. Many people who suffer from dementia are still able to play the sports they enjoyed when they were younger and to find happiness in fitness and competition. It’s also common for people who tend [...]

By | 2018-05-17T23:53:00+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Alzheimer's, Memory|0 Comments

Why Dad’s Alzheimer’s isn’t a Secret

My big, strong, larger-than-life dad started losing his memory a few years ago. At first, it was barely noticeable. He thought it was Tuesday all day Wednesday – big deal, it’s happened to all of us. He couldn’t remember where he put his car keys, but I’ve lost mine more than once, so I didn’t [...]

By | 2017-01-30T20:14:34+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Alzheimer's, Caregiving|0 Comments

What to Do after Getting an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

If you’ve just come back from the doctor with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, you may be feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Often, the way to calm those feelings is by taking practical actions which make a situation manageable. Alzheimer’s is a challenging disease and there is no cure at present, but there are a number of steps [...]

By | 2018-05-17T23:53:01+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Alzheimer's, Memory|0 Comments