Let’s Wipe Out Alzheimer’s: Get Educated, Get Empowered [Excellent Interview With Maria Shriver via CNN]

                  CNN recently interviewed Maria Shriver on “How Women can wipe out Alzheimer’s.” Maria Shriver has been in the forefront on finding a cure for alzheimer’s in the last decade. She lost her father on this terrible disease called Alzheimer’s, a growing plague in the US. Likewise, I […]

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Avanir’s drug reduces Alzheimer’s related agitation in trial

      “An estimated six million Americans have Alzheimer’s, a number that has doubled since 1980 and is expected to be as high as 16 million by 2050, the company said.”   Source: Reuters*   (Reuters) – Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug was more effective in reducing agitation associated with Alzheimer’s, compared with a placebo, […]

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The 7 stages of Alzheimer’s

My mom passed away from this terrible brain disease called “alzheimer’s.”  Sadly, another very close relative has also been afflicted with this deadly disease and is now on stage 7.  My family’s experience with my belated mom’s dementia gave us a greater understanding on how to deal with this terminal disease. There are many clinical […]

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