Monday, September 26, 2016

Are Alzheimer's Caregivers the Forgotten Audio

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Front Row

Listen to Are Alzheimer's Caregivers the Forgotten?

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

FDA Facilitates Research on Earlier Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

Research has shown that there is a lag of many years between the beginning of changes in a patient’s brain and the onset of Alzheimer’s symptoms.

Memory care, Alzheimer's care and research.

Alzheimer’s disease is a nightmare haunting many Americans.

Despite years of intensive efforts by scientists to develop new safe and effective treatments for Alzheimer’s, options remain limited. In the last 20 years, FDA has approved five drugs for the disease—the most recent one in 2003. Although the drugs can provide some benefit, more needs to be done.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Alzheimer's Complications That Cause Death

Alzheimer's is a life shortening form of death but typically people die from complications of Alzheimer's or dementia.

The most common cause of death from Alzheimer's is Aspiration pneumonia.

This occurs when food, saliva, liquids, or vomit is breathed into the lungs or airways leading to the lungs.

One of the most frequent complications and causes of death from Alzheimer's disease is aspiration pneumonia.

Read more about this topic.

Death by Complications from Alzheimer's, What does this mean?

Dying from Dementia -- Dementia Suffering Often Unnecessary

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Saturday, June 25, 2016

3 Caregivers Rob Woman with Alzheimer's and Now She Might Lose Her Home

Three people are accused of trying to exploit an 81-year-old woman with Alzheimer's.

A case of elder abuse of a person living with Alzheimer's
Her husband passed away in 2012, and authorities say they took over as her caregiver.

The police report shows the three used:
  • her bank and credit card accounts to pay their own bills
  • and stopping the payments on her mortgage.
The woman's home is now foreclosed.

Topic - Dementia Care