Coping with Alzheimer’s/Dementia?

July 31, 2019By Iris BowdenAlzheimer's, Dementia, Memory Cafe

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 Memory Café is one resource offered by EdenHill that really makes a difference.  According to Norman (the gentleman above and in the attached video), each … Read More

Alzheimer’s Awareness Bill Proposed in Texas Legislature

March 5, 2019By Terry JacksonAlzheimer's, Memory Support

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 address care, diagnosis and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. “Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the most serious public health crises facing our aging population”, she said … Read More

UT Southwestern Medical Center Researchers Discover Alzheimer’s Vaccine, Hope To Test In Humans Soon

February 7, 2019By Terry JacksonAlzheimer's, Memory Support

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 they even start to shut down the brain. They hope to begin testing the vaccines in humans soon. Their new vaccine for the first time has targeted both … Read More

‘Historic’ $100 million Alzheimer’s bill passes in House, heads to president’s desk

January 2, 2019By Terry JacksonAlzheimer's, Dementia, Memory Support

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 being passed Wednesday night by the House of Representatives. “Today is a historic day in the fight against Alzheimer’s,” Alzheimer’s Association Chief Public Policy Officer … Read More