We continue to hear more confirmation from research that low levels of Vitamin D are linked to increased risks of developing Alzheimer's disease. The buzz is so strong it has sent many of us to the doctor just to have our blood work ... [Continue Reading]
Sing like no one is listening!
Recently I saw a poster on a wall that read "Sing like no one is listening." I smiled and thought what a great idea, especially given all the physical, emotional and cognitive benefits singing brings to us. Singing daily by ourselves is ... [Continue Reading]
Predicting Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms?
While there have been several breakthrough studies announced in recent news related to Alzheimer's research, few are as exciting as the possibility that we may soon be able to detect Alzheimer's disease years before symptoms develop. ... [Continue Reading]
Reminiscing Therapy Still Important
We have all heard the saying that "a picture is worth a thousand words", yet we sometimes seem to forget how powerful the right picture can be for our loved ones who have dementia. Too often we are so focused on our present day life we ... [Continue Reading]
We are what we eat!
As research continues with a goal of ultimately improving and some day preventing Alzheimer's disease,we are learning more and more just how important the link between our food choices and our overall brain health truly is. We have known ... [Continue Reading]
Nutrition and Alzheimer’s disease
The following article was provided by Scott Alme, VP of Business Development, Culinary Services Group. Thank you Scott for sharing! Reducing Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease While a person may not have any control over genetics or ... [Continue Reading]
New Blood Test May Predict Alzheimer’s
A new study published in Nature Medicine has found a link between low levels of ten specific lipids and the presence of Alzheimer's disease. While the study is far from perfected, it is showing great promise in regards to the development ... [Continue Reading]
Caregiver tip: Overcoming medication resistance
There are many reasons the person with Alzheimer's disease may become resistant when attempting to administer medications. These tips will help to alleviate many of those reasons and improve the opportunities for a successful ... [Continue Reading]
New research exploring links between Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinsons
Recently three non-profit organizations have united to study the link between Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson disease. The organizations include the Alzheimer's Association, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's, and the W. ... [Continue Reading]
Welcome to the Journey
Welcome to “Sharing the Journey”…a blogging site developed for caregivers and family members of those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. As this blog site grows, you will find the support and comfort of others who travel the same journey ... [Continue Reading]