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Imagination Shines Through

This Sunday, Mother’s Day, Assisted Living team members and residents who are moms and grandmothers will be honored. And, as this video from the New York Times… 69 more words


Alzheimer’s Association To Host Conference In Anthem

The Anthem Civic Building will be the site of the May 8 Alzheimer’s Conference, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter. The free event, which runs 12-5pm, will cover facts and resources about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. 189 more words


I Can't Remember What I Forgot

A Beautiful Mind

There are days when I wish so badly that I could understand so much more than I know. Take the human body for example, when everything is working as it should, or as normal for me, I don’t think about it at all. 772 more words

Health & Fitness

Holt, Okemos softball to raise money for Alzheimer's

HOLT – For Holt softball coach Kim Reichard, Thursday’s doubleheader with CAAC Blue rival Okemos isn’t about winning or losing. On this specific day, results are an afterthought. 283 more words


Book Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova


This book talks about compassionate awareness for those suffering with various forms Alzheimer’s disease. The story itself is beautifully told from a first person point of view of a 50 year old cognitive psychology professor at Harvard diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s. 284 more words


Roskamp Institute Seeks To Help A Rapidly Aging Population

The world is aging at a steady and inexorable pace thanks to major advances in the fields of medicine, nutrition and public hygiene. The quality of life has improved dramatically over the past few decades and various diseases have been eliminated during the same period. 406 more words

Michael Mullan

Who Am I Now That She's Gone

There are a lot of similarities between a small child and someone living with dementia. Specifically, frontotemporal degeneration. I remember so many of my mom’s odd quirks. 560 more words

Dementia & Alzheimer's