Dementia : New Hope for Alzheimer's Treatment
Posted by Chapster on Mar-03-2005 (2439 reads)

By Boris Predovich, Covance Research Products - There is now widespread agreement among research scientists and medical professionals that Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a problem quickly growing to vast proportions. As the life expectancy of Americans continues to rise, increasing the percentage of the population over 65 years of age, so does the number of Alzheimer’s cases.

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Dementia : Caregiver.com: Helping Children Understand Alzheimer's
Posted by Chapster on Sep-14-2003 (2067 reads)

(Caregiver.com)- Children are easily overwhelmed by what they do not understand. Due to their limited worldview, they often assume responsibility for problems that they have not created. They are deeply frightened at the prospect of losing someone that we love. They are troubled when they are not recognized by a loved one whom they have been close to. Children are not alone in these reactions: They generally find them more upsetting, however. This week's newsletter from Caregiver.com features a good article on explaining Alzheimer's Disease to children. To read the article, CLICK HERE!

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