A Day in the Life of Dementia

Is keeping Mom at home the right choice?

Is keeping Mom at home the right choice?

It’s hard to make these choices for someone else.

No good deed goes unpunished

No good deed goes unpunished

It took some time for me to figure out how to help my parents with dementia AND avoid conflict

That checkbook equals independence

That checkbook equals independence

Work in tandem with a loved one to help instead of just taking away the checkbook.

When off-label use goes bad

When off-label use goes bad

Off-label might not be the right option for your loved one with dementia.

Tinkering with the Gamma Frequency in our Brains

Tinkering with the Gamma Frequency in our Brains

Research from MIT makes a cure from Alzheimer’s seem so simple.

Older Adults are More Trustin’

I was surprised to find a report from UCLA that concluded “Older people, more than younger adults, may fail to interpret an untrustworthy face as potentially dishonest, the study shows. The reason for this, the UCLA life scientists found, seems to be that a brain region called the anterior insula, which is linked to disgust […]

It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.

What we think we know, just ain’t so. It helps to recognize that when caring for a loved one with dementia.