HEALTHBEAT The memory gap
This blog entry is about... wait, the word is on the tip of my tongue... it's... um, ummm... no, that's not it... wait, I'll think of it in just a few seconds... what was I saying?
Once we hit middle... Posted on 8/8/11 at 11:37 AM
DOING IT DOWNTOWN Improv brings comedy downtown
By Erica Anderson
MSUM print journalism major
Photos by Kelly Johnson
From left: Steven Molony, Lucas Volasek and Torrey Halverson act out pa... Posted on 3/9/10 at 2:00 AM
THE NEW FORTY The power of sleep...
Sleep, I have come to conclude is a good thing. I have known that for quite a long time, but it is reiterated in my mind as I move back into my 5:00 AM wake up norm. Over the semester break I stayed... Posted on 1/12/10 at 12:43 AM
NASCAR DAD Alzheimers Disease
Neuro-degenerative disease a form of dementia. Dementia affects memory, judgement, attention, perception, reasoning, organization, language, and abstract thought. Risk factors and causes are high chol... Posted on 11/15/09 at 11:35 AM
The Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America are organizations that help people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers receive education and support throughout the Alzheimer’s journey. Both, of course, champion ongoing hope that through research, the disease will one day be conquered.
Dear Carol: My father has Alzheimer’s disease, and I really don’t know what more I can do for him. He’s paranoid and hard for me to handle. One minute he loves me, but the next minute he hates me. Half the time, he doesn’t even know who I am.
Dear Carol: My mother has Alzheimer’s disease. She lives with us in our home, but there isn’t someone available during the day. So far she is doing OK, but I’m worried about the fact that she wants to go outside, and then she just takes off muttering things I don’t understand.
I know wandering is a part of Alzheimer’s. What can we do? – Francie
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