Tags: Caregiving

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Loss and Found

Adam Rowe recounts a harrowing experience with his mother, who has frontotemporal dementia. 

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The Enduring Legacy of NFL Star Tommy Mason

Karen Mason reflects on her late husband, Tommy Mason, whom she describes as "larger than life," a trait that remained even as he endured the effects of Alzheimer’s.

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The Richness of Memory

Adam Rowe shares his experience planning his parents' 50th anniversary while accommodating limitations caused by his mother's frontotemporal dementia.

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A Mother’s Voice

Adam Rowe reminsces about his mother's voice, the devastating feeling when Alzheimer's disease quiets it. Or silences it completely.

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Love is Not Lost

Loss is a natural part of caring for an Alzheimer's patient. These brave men and women facing Alzheimer's have lost many things in their lives. Love isn't one of them.

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Living with Alzheimer's: Tips for a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season

It’s no secret that the holidays can be a stressful time. For families living with Alzheimer’s, that stress is often magnified.

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Dan Gasby: "I'm Fighting to End Alzheimer's"

Four years ago, I received the shock of a lifetime: my wife of 22 years, B. Smith, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. 

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An Alzheimer's Widow Finds Hope in Drug Discovery

My husband and I had been together 26 years when he became one of nearly six million North Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Seven years later, I was an Alzheimer’s widow. 

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My Father's Battle with Alzheimer's Disease

Like many people experiencing Alzheimer's in its early stages, my father began misplacing important objects and forgetting the names of people. 

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The Case for Dementia Screening

Healthcare professionals rarely screen patients—even those with many risk factors—for cognitive issues or dementia.