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Dementia-related pain: What caregivers need to know
Up to 80% of people with dementia experience pain. Learn how to recognize it and advocate for pain management for your loved one.
6 tips to keep your brain healthy
Changes to your body and brain are normal with age. Yet there are some things you can do to help slow the decline in memory and lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.
When to seek help for memory loss
Several conditions — not just Alzheimer's disease — can cause memory loss in older adults. Find out why getting a prompt diagnosis and appropriate care is important.
All hands on deck for Jill McElroy: Second opinion leads to former U.S. Navy shipmate
Jill and Dan McElroy discovered they had a special connection with Jill's neurologist. Read about the career junction of two sailors, plus the added connection with Jill's father.
Understanding dementia, Alzheimer's disease
One in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment so help can be provided early.
A Mayo Clinic study asking participants 70 and older how their memory now compared with their memory of the past indicated that 4 in 5 had trouble remembering people’s names.
Tuned-in technology: Program monitors patients from afar
Like everyone, Katherine Schmitz has good days and bad days — but the bad days are what worry her family and medical team. That's when her medical providers recommended she try Telehealth, a home monitoring program.