Alzheimer’s


Finding Hope in a Song

Finding Hope in a Song

Two years ago I spent many days with my mother and my sweet Uncle Bill, who was 84 years old and in his final weeks at a nursing facility. He could not take care of himself anymore, and among his ailments were confusion and loss of memory. He would ask about his... » Read More
Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

This Alzheimer’s Association publication, ‘2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures‘, is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, as well as other dementias. Background and context for... » Read More
Dementia Care (including Alzheimer’s)

Dementia Care (including Alzheimer’s)

Care for Veterans with Alzheimer’s or dementia is provided throughout the full range of VA health care services. Depending on the Veteran’s needs, services may include home based primary care, homemaker and home health aide, respite, adult day health care,... » Read More