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Alzheimer’s News Today: A Look Back at 2017

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look back at 2017. It’s been a year full of ups and downs, and while there were definitely quite a few low moments, there were certainly quite a few highs. To celebrate the year that was,…

David Cassidy Passes Away at 67

Superstar David Cassidy has passed away at the age of 67 from organ failure. Cassidy was born on April 12, 1950 in New York City. His whole family was in show business — his mother was an actress and his father was a singer and actor — so he came by…

7 Benefits of Vitamin D You Might Want to Know About

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin,” mostly because we can get it naturally when the sun’s UV rays interact with our skin, which triggers the vitamin’s synthesis. The very important vitamin aids our body’s absorption of calcium to keep our bones strong and encourage healthy cells to grow. Here are a few more health…

6 Ways to Manage Alzheimer’s Disease

The treatment of Alzheimer’s is multifaceted, and can include medication, environment, exercise, and diet. As the disease progresses, patients will require different treatment plans. We’ve compiled a list of ways to manage Alzheimer’s disease based on information from the Mayo Clinic. 1. Medications: A variety of medications are used…

10 Things to Know About Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that makes a person lose their cognitive abilities, altering daily functioning and leading to various levels of physical and emotional stress. Here are 10 things you should know about Alzheimer’s disease, according to healthline.com: 1. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form…

Alzheimer’s Disease Detected With Blood Test

Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating illness. Those who suffer from it, slowly start to lose themselves and there’s not much that can be done. Unfortunately, this is a disease that is becoming more common, affecting more and more people around the world. It’s estimated that more than 40…

Alzheimer’s Disease and the Magic of Music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw7Y78aqf_I This heartwarming video from Sleepy Moose is all about Henry. Henry has been in a nursing home for 10 years and has advanced Alzheimer’s disease. However, something magical happens when Henry hears music. MORE: Do you know how music therapy is being used in a Minnesota nursing home to great…