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Blue Hydrangeas by Marianne Sciucco

What if the person who knew you best and loved you most forgot your face, and couldn’t remember your name? A nursing facility is everyone’s solution for what to do about Sara, but… Read More

Before I Forget: Love, Hope, Help, and Acceptance in Our Fight Against Alzheimer’s

“I know where I’m going. I’m still myself. I just can’t remember things as well as I once did. So on short trips, I work hard not to be confused. I’ll say to… Read More

Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer’s Journey: A Guide for Families and Caregivers

By: Jolene Brackey Jolene Brackey has a vision. A vision that will soon look beyond the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and focus more of our energy on creating moments of joy. When a… Read More

VA Aid and Attendance

VA Aid and Attendance: A Little Known Financial Resource for Veterans Did you know that there are over 650,000 living veterans in Michigan according to the US Department of Veteran Affairs? Of that… Read More

Searching for the sunshine through the gloom of Alzheimer’s? These books can help.

Alzheimer’s affects over 40 million people worldwide and is growing significantly. Educate yourself this month and understand what it means to those affected by this illness. Here are a few books to get… Read More

Somebody Stole My Iron ~ A Family Memoir of Dementia

Navigating the waters of dementia can be frightening, unleashing a myriad of emotions for everyone involved. After Vicki Tapia’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, followed closely by her father with Parkinson’s disease-related… Read More

10 Facts You Need To Know About Hospice

Is hospice care the right option for you or a loved one? by Paula Spencer Scott, AARP Bulletin         An interesting thing happens when Dawn Gross brings up hospice to… Read More

Health & You: Seniors & Swimming

In The Swim: Blog ~ www.intheswim.com By: Dr. Pool     Exercise is important for all ages. For older adults, it’s no different; exercise is essential. It can take many forms, and for… Read More

Heat Stress in the Elderly

          Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Elderly people do not adjust as… Read More

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Easier Than You Think

Do you have insulin resistance? If you don’t know, you’re not alone. This is perhaps the single most important question any of us can ask about our physical and mental health—yet most patients,… Read More