Author Archives: Ray Burow

Some Dementias Are Reversible, Making a Proper Diagnosis Crucial

Some dementias are reversible. Now, that’s something we don’t hear every day but need to, right? Unfortunately, the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, isn’t reversible, but it’s important to understand that not every dementia leads to the mind-altering and life-changing disease that up to 5.8 million Americans…

How to Counter the Stigma Associated With Dementia

Creating awareness about Alzheimer’s disease is both necessary and good. Toward that goal, designating the month of September as Alzheimer Awareness Month, and Sept. 21 as World Alzheimer’s Day, is useful. But for a person living with the most common form of dementia, or for their family members and caregivers,…