Caregiving and Hospice are two professions that are deeply personal and impactful. The following stories highlight three amazing women who have dedicated their lives to serving others.
Alzheimer’s: an Easier and Cheaper Way to Diagnose
A simple blood test might soon be all that’s needed to confirm Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia. University of California scientists recently analyzed the blood test administered to more than … Read More
Dementia: Drug that Quells Brain Inflammation Reverses Disease
A new study shows that drugs that tamp down inflammation in the brain could slow or even reverse the cognitive decline that comes with age. In a publication appearing in … Read More
Alzheimer’s: Scientists Discover Critical Time Window to Halt Disease
In a new study, researchers have made a big development in understanding how Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain. They discovered a critical period of time where medical intervention could … Read More
Coping with Alzheimer’s/Dementia?
Here’s a Resource that Makes a Difference! There are so many challenges on the dementia journey. Not just for the person with dementia but also for the caregiver. Our Place … Read More
Can You Dance Your Way to Better Brain Health?
As we get older, it becomes more important than ever to maintain a healthy lifestyle. You may think that just means eating right and getting regular exercise but if that’s … Read More
Alzheimer’s Awareness Bill Proposed in Texas Legislature
On Friday, February 22, District 25 State Senator Donna Campbell filed Senate Bill 999, the Alzheimer’s Awareness and Resource for Care Act. The bill creates a comprehensive state plan to … Read More
UT Southwestern Medical Center Researchers Discover Alzheimer’s Vaccine, Hope To Test In Humans Soon
Researchers at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center reported Tuesday that they have developed a vaccine that could arm the body to attack Alzheimer’s plaques and tangles before … Read More
‘Historic’ $100 million Alzheimer’s bill passes in House, heads to president’s desk
A bipartisan bill that authorizes $100 million in funding over five years to create a new public health infrastructure to combat Alzheimer’s disease is headed to the president’s desk after … Read More