Dementia Archive

Dementia and Frontotemporal Degeneration


Katie Brandt, Regional Network Coordinator for the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, focuses on the medical, legal, financial, logistical and emotional challenges of caring for a loved one with dementia.

Taking Care of Harry


The Caregiving experience is stressful for the patient as well as the caregiver. Whenever possible it is good to negotiate the changes in roles and responsibilities that occur. Both the patient and the caregiver need to work on evolving the relationship in ways that work for both parties and meet the medical goals.

I am Arnold Bradshaw


Diane Bradshaw stood by her husband as he battled for five years with Alzheimer’s, keeping a daily log of his care and the physical toll of the disease.

Breaking the Habit

Mike talks about his own experience quitting smoking, and encourages you to do the same. At the very least, get the smoke out of your life even if you can’t kick the nicotine. There are smokeless products to help you. Getting rid of nicotine and tar significantly lowers your health risks.

Brain Injury and our Heroes

Former U.S. Army physician Dr. Ron Glasser examines the changing tactics of warfare and the resulting wounds focusing on the traumatic effects of concussive and shock wave injuries to the brain.

Archive

Shows from 2011 Support for Children whose siblings have special needs, 10-27-2011 Elizabeth Batson’s new book *I Have Needs Too! Supporting the Child Whose Sibling Has Special Needs* combines quotes and drawings from kids whose siblings have special needs with parenting help from a professional. The book offers parents insight and practical advice on how […]