German billionaire Dietmar Hopp is adding to his multimillion-dollar wager on AC Immune, the Swiss biotech that is playing a key role in some high-profile Alzheimer's programs.
Curated by Sandy Williams Spencer
When choosing clothes for my Mom I tried to think “comfort” first– and then “practicality.” In early stages of Dementia, she chose her own wardrobe but in later stages of Alzheimer’s, I had to choose what she’d wear. The person with Alzheimer’s, Dementia or other memory loss eventually loses a sense of time and seasons. They …
The first thing people ask for when they suspect Alzheimer’s in a family member or loved one is a list of signs and symptoms. They want to know all the behaviors that a person with Alzheimer’s or Dementia might have. They want a precise diagnosis; when they got it, what causes it, and how to …
How can mom forget me, but remember the family dog from 70 years ago? The way Alzheimer’s forms in the brain, as tangles and plaque, determines how it progresses. Memories are formed in a particular order from the first memories after birth until death. When tangles and plaques begin forming in the brain, they follow …
Does the person with dementia invent memories or lie?
Cold weather Precautions for Elderly with Alzheimer's may prevent harm or accidents.