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Mother & Daughter With Alzheimer's
Hearing stories of others struggling to help a loved one with Alzheimer's is critical for the health of caregivers. Here, a daughter and her mother share their experiences.
"I'm Not Gonna Miss You"
It's been nearly two years since Glen Campbell has performed in public - however, as a farewell to his music career, Campbell's record label has released his final studio recording. Hear it now!
Kenneth Shinozuka, winner of the 2014 Scientific American Science in Action Award at the Google Science Fair, had a problem. His grandfather would often wander because of his Alzheimer’s, and the family was having a hard time keeping track of him, especially when they were all asleep. Kenneth used his knowledge of technology and coding...
Researchers in South Korea may be nearly ready to start clinical trials for a cure for the memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease. The team seems to have pinpointed the cause of memory impairment that occurs after the onset of Alzheimer's. Astrocytes, which are the most prevalent type of braincell, develop in many different forms.
Legendary singer and songwriter Glen Campbell has been battling Alzheimer's disease for years, and is now in the final stages of the disease. Campbell has been moved to 24-hour care, as his doctors have determined that he is in the sixth stage of Alzheimer's ('severe cognitive decline"). It has been nearly two years since Campbell has performed in public -- however, as a farewell to his music career, Campbell's record label has released his final studio recording.
Unfortunately, there is still no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are plenty of people working toward one!
The Genius of Marian is a powerful, in-depth look at one family’s struggle against Alzheimer’s. It explores the complex ways that life changes for an entire family when an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is made. Patients begin to change, partners become primary care givers, and children try to help while preserve the person that is slowing fading...