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The ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ Battles Alzheimer’s

It’s not often a celebrity has a career that spans more than 50 years. It’s also uncommon for a person affected by Alzheimer’s disease to release a record that makes it in the top 10 on the Billboard chart. Meet … Continue reading

The Will and Beyond

Now is the best time to plan for the distribution of your wealth, and a will is one important tool for doing just that. After we pass, we leave behind our worldly effects—all of our assets and belongings, as well … Continue reading

Vitamin D and Your Brain

Forgot where you placed your keys? Can’t remember your new neighbor’s name? Wondering where you parked your car? If memory lapses have you fretting about your brain health, you may need more vitamin D. A growing body of research suggests … Continue reading

News from the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research

Preserving Your Memory talked to Dr. Jean-Pierre Roussarie, postdoctoral associate at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research Laboratory, about the work they are doing there now. Preserving Your Memory:Please tell me about the research you’re currently doing in Dr. … Continue reading

Long-Term Planning: The Will and Beyond

The Will and Beyond Now is the best time to plan for the distribution of your wealth, and a will is one important tool for doing just that. By Cari Jackson Edited by Bernard A. Krooks, J.D., CPA, LL.M After … Continue reading

Food: Vitamin D and Your Brain

Vitamin D and Your Brain Forgot where you placed your keys? Can’t remember your new neighbor’s name? Wondering where you parked your car? If memory lapses have you fretting about your brain health, you may need more vitamin D. A … Continue reading

Caregiver Voices: A Moment in Time

A Moment in Time I have a sister whom I love with all my heart and I have a best friend whose mother, whom I love with all my heart, are both suffering with the insidious disease that has a … Continue reading

Fitness: Take Care of Your Core

Take Care of Your Core Your abdominal, chest, and back muscles are the “core” of your body’s physical health. By Selby Bateman For most caregivers, a typical day can include plenty of physical activities—lifting, stretching, carrying, walking, climbing steps, driving … Continue reading

News Briefs: Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health

News on Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health   U.S. Lagging Behind in Alzheimer’s Support A report from the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging found that among five nations, the U.S. is falling behind in supporting the growing number of … Continue reading

Fitness: Get Moving!

When you’re a busy caregiver, taking a shower and eating a proper meal might sometimes feel like a challenge. Making the time to take a walk, go for a swim or hit the gym might seem like a downright luxury. … Continue reading