Providing music that holds special meaning for the listener taps into emotional memory. No matter how advanced one’s dementia, as long as we can identify music that holds personal meaning from their youth, the odds are good that this will work.
It’s not you, it’s the dementia
Guest contributor Dr. Tam Cummings helps us understand and put a loved-one’s actions in to the context of dementia to lessen the caregiver’s stress and heartache.
What Is A Clinical Trial?
Developing new and better treatments for Alzheimer’s disease is a priority of research scientists. The most critical step of the entire process is performing a “clinical trial”.
Alzheimer’s: The Next Five Years
BrightFocus invited Kim to be the voice of caregivers on a panel with scientists Dr. Joseph Masdeu and Dr. Hui Zheng to discuss Alzheimer’s Disease: The Next Five Years: Research, Treatment, Caregiving.
This is an exciting and promising time for treatment development in Alzheimer’s disease. Our knowledge and understanding of this illness has advanced rapidly and the design and implementation of clinical research studies is rapidly changing.