Lewy body dementia: “The worst of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s together

Amid revelations that Robin Williams also suffered from Lewy body dementia, as well as Parkinson’s disease, before his death last year, we shed light...

This Alzheimer’S Drug Lead To Serious Side Effects That May Surprise...

New warnings have been added to the prescribing information for the Alzheimer’s drug Aricept (donepezil) advising of the risk of two rare but potentially...

16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia

Rachael Wonderlin is the director of Memory Care at Blue Harbour Senior Living in the US. She has been working with the elderly since...

Gene Wilder’s widow on what it’s like to care for someone...

In an exclusive essay for ABC News, Karen Wilder opens up about her 35-year marriage to the late actor and activist Gene Wilder. The “Young...

8 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Dementia Risk

Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain, including devastating diseases like the most common...

Seven Stages of Dementia Patients Might Be Unaware

The Seven Stages of Dementia One of the main topics of discussion when someone is diagnosed with dementia is the “stage” of the disease —...

Common Mistakes With Alzheimer’s disease That Could Lead to a Nightmare

Caring for a person suffering from the Alzheimer’s disease is no easy task. It takes a lot of strength, patience, and courage to deal...

Before Dementia Sets in, Your Body Will Give You These 7...

When people think of dementia, memory loss is often the first thing they associate with the condition. Some of dementia’s less obvious signs are just as...

Benzodiazepines Can Cause Dementia and Other Serious Side Effects

Psychiatric drugs such as Xanax and Valium are pretty much on the same level of notoriety as Prozac and Zoloft.  However, Xanax and Valium...

We Now Have Even More Evidence That Herpes Could Trigger Alzheimer’s...

We know about the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s, but scientists still aren’t certain about how it gets started. New research lends credence to an older...