Alzheimer’s Awareness

Finding a Cause for Alzheimer’s

In order to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease a cause must be found. As you will see from this article, scientists are working hard to find why some people get Alzheimer’s. What I found most interesting about this article is “In 2010, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust showed that dementia costs the UK economy...

TED Talks: Alanna Shaikh

Alanna Shaikh did one of the best speeches I've ever heard about Alzheimer's. Her speech, "How I'm Preparing to Get Alzheimer's" is funny, interesting, and informative. It's inspiring for people like me who have a high risk of getting Alzheimer's because the disease runs through each generation of my family. [ted id=1498]   My grandmother showed signs of...

The Memory Book

Tanya Lee Howe's mother and her dog Amy

The Memory Book is meant to help keep straight the little things that can’t be retained in the short-term memory. It is not necessarily a journal, but instead a book of reminders for day-to-day living. For example, when...