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Remember The Person
Caroline was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at 52, and she's adamant that dementia need not affect quality of life; she urges you to remember the person, and not just focus on the diagnosis.
"Please Don't Forget Me"
A person suffering from Alzheimer's disease must face many challenges and scary situations, like forgetting family members or treasured memories. This song touches on the emotional journey.
Although the brain takes up just 2% of your totally body weight, it demands up to 20% of the oxygen you take in! Exercise increases the amount of oxygen needed by the body, which in turn sends extra blood and nutrients to the brain. And it’s not just the young who can benefit their minds...
If it's true that best friends can communicate without words, then these two clearly have a special bond. See their precious interaction!
The results of a new study have found that laughing makes brains work better. It helps to lower stress, improve memory, and lower blood pressure. Amazing! Check out the video of Ellen reporting on this story in her classic style that's sure to get you laughing!
While there is a wealth of correlating data to suggest what might be the cause of Alzheimer’s, scientists still aren’t exactly sure what makes the disease appear. This video from Emory University discusses some of the most recent research as scientists try to determine what brings about Alzheimer’s. ALZ_Blog_C1_Responsive
When Jason Rodas' mother went into cardiac arrest, he had to make the hardest decision of his life: allow the doctors to painfully revive her, or let her go peacefully. Hear how he made his decision, and how it has changed him for the rest of his life -- for the better.