Healthcare Workers Are Sharing What It's Like To Work With Dementia Patients, And You'll Need Tissues
"A lady thought she was getting picked up for her son's funeral every day. He died in a car accident and she keeps reliving that."
"It's actually not that easy. But, for me, it was easy," Trump said of the test, which is used in diagnosing Alzheimer's.
"This is REALLY going to hurt."
The workers allegedly filmed a fight between two of the elderly residents and egged them on.
Older people who moved around more — as registered by a fitness tracker — were less likely to develop dementia than other people their age.
Sandra Day O'Connor, The First Woman On The Supreme Court, Has Dementia And Is Withdrawing From Public Life
"Some time ago, doctors diagnosed me with the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s disease. As this condition has progressed, I am no longer able to participate in public life."
“It’s a mild case of what people have as Alzheimer’s,” the media mogul said.
Famous Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Is In A Very Sad Legal War With His Children Over His Foundation’s Finances
The astronaut is being examined for mental competency as part of a lawsuit for control of his legacy. “It's the saddest thing that ever happened in my family,” he said.
When Doron Salomon's mum was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, he thought she would lose her job at Sainsbury's – but she ended up working there for another five years.
My father’s Alzheimer’s is erasing his memory of the years he emotionally abused me. Until the latest season of BoJack Horseman, I didn’t know how badly I needed to see someone else faced with the same never-ending crisis.
Nostalgia at its most useful.
Men make up most of that decrease, but researchers don't yet know why.
Brain scientists say that the link between head injuries and dementia is still far from clear, and that the public panic has run well ahead of the science – possibly putting people off sport.
The tool suggests a variety of small, inexpensive changes that could help people living with dementia.
"People like this should not be working in the care industry," a spokesperson for Ashbourne House nursing home said.
Are you an elderly rat? Then this study might apply to you!
"It’s lovely to be able to look at all of these pictures. They bring back so many memories," Betty Green, aged 99, told BuzzFeed.
Robin Williams was suffering from a debilitating brain disorder and was rapidly deteriorating when he killed himself in 2014, his widow said.
"There remains absolutely no evidence that Alzheimer’s disease is contagious or can be transmitted from person to person via any current medical or dental procedures.”
The empathy and caring shown by 5-year-old Sophie is remarkably moving.
BuzzFeed News spoke to Sha Yao, the creator of EatWell.
This week, Bim Adewunmi asks why black women so rarely find love on the big screen. Read that and other pieces from xoJane, VICE, The New York Times, and more.
Spoiler: You should be eating well and getting exercise, but you don't need to take Ginkgo biloba supplements or worry that you're watching too much TV.
For family members who are also carers, there's a wealth of demands – and a lot of rewards.
My mother's dementia has robbed her of my history. Helping her remember is a gift to us both.
As Britain's population ages, more and more of us will end up looking after a loved one.
"When mum got the disease, it gave us a chance to love her the way she had loved us,” her son said.
Follow your dreams.
Cecil Clayton's attorneys said he was not competent for execution because he lost 20% of his frontal lobe after a sawmill accident in 1972.
You won’t believe the benefits.
Before it wasn't possible to definitively rule out Alzheimer's in someone until after they died. Now many could be spared a wrong diagnosis.
The daughter of Columbo claims her father "requires full-time custodial care for his health and safety," now that he suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and dementia.