What is Sundowning Syndrome? Is It Related to Dementia?

What is Sundowning Syndrome? Is It Related to Dementia?

Mental disabilities and diseases are many and varied, and determining causes and treatments can be problematic, especially when mental ailments are linked to other diseases. Such is often the case with Sundowning Syndrome – a syndrome often seen in people with...
Vascular Dementia—The Problem Most Don’t Know About

Vascular Dementia—The Problem Most Don’t Know About

Everyone has heard of dementia. And everyone worries about dementia. At age 60, 10 percent of us will have dementia. By age 80, 40 percent of us will. Dementia is damage to the brain, just as heart disease is damage to the heart. The majority of elders who experience...
Stop Aging! Prevent Dementia!

Stop Aging! Prevent Dementia!

As I care for the families of those with dementia, nothing drives me crazier than the myriad businesses/practitioners/physicians who seek to separate people from their money by offering miracle cures. The pitch usually goes something like this: Buy my magic beans. No...