What Can Prevent Alzheimer’s? Here’s What the Evidence Shows

There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday. (more…)

Many Avoid End-Of-Life Care Planning, Study Finds

Before being deployed overseas for the Iraq war in 2003, Army reservist Don Morrison filled out military forms that gave instructions about where to send his body and possessions if he were killed. (more…)

Persons With Dementia Deserve A Better Trained Health Workforce

Bipartisan health care reform may have a chance now that Graham-Cassidy is dead. As members of the American Psychiatric Association, American Nurses Association, American Medical Association, American Psychological Association, and the National Association of Social Workers — 4 of the 114 organizations that came out strongly against the most recent partisan efforts (as opposed to only 5 that supported it) – we know how important it is for healthcare providers, researchers, and advocates like us to speak up. (more…)