Monthly Archives: March 2016

Sister Sharon’s Heart Healthy Recipe

By Sister Sharon FitzPatrick   Heart and cardiovascular help have been found to reduce risk of cognitive decline as we age. But finding heart healthy recipes for bakers can be difficult. Try Sister Sharon’s hear healthy muffins for a new breakfast on the go! Whole Wheat Muffins   2 cups whole wheat flour ¼ cup sugar […]

Providing Services for People with Dementia Who Live Alone

By Keri Pollock, Director of Marketing and Communications, Aging Wisdom I often reflect on the relationships I’ve developed in my twenty-plus years working in the aging field. The most honest and real are those I’ve made with individuals who are living with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. And as a tail-end baby […]

My 70 Mile Walk to Celebrate

By Megan Carnarius Ms. Carnarius will join expert and innovative dementia specialists at Discovery 2016. Learn more and register today.  I never viewed myself as a writer, but after a thirteen-year journey, my long-awaited book was picked up for publication.  I found it helpful to tell stories from my experiences as a caregiver both at home and at work, […]

Lewy Body Dementia: are medications useful?

Lewy body dementia (LBD) is an umbrella term for two closely related conditions: ‘dementia with Lewy bodies’ and ‘Parkinson’s disease dementia.’ While these conditions present differently at the beginning, many of the same symptoms will develop over time.


The Alzheimer’s Association was saddened to learn of the passing of former First Lady and Alzheimer’s advocate, Nancy Reagan. Mrs. Reagan was a long-standing honorary member of the Alzheimer’s Association National Board of Directors and her involvement in the cause inspired the Alzheimer’s community of families, caregivers and researchers.