Dementia & Alzheimer's
Understanding the nature of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Explore the latest research, treatment and support available for patients and their families.
Many adult children caring for elderly parents make a promise they may find difficult to keep: "I will never put you in a home."
In Depth
The Caregiving Husband
The Caregiving Husband
Being a caregiver is definitely a role that 65-year old John Whitmarsh never imagined he'd be undertaking.
How To Prevent Alzheimer's
How To Prevent Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's is a frightening disease but there are effective ways to decrease the risk, or at least delay the onset of sympto ...

What is FTD?
What is FTD?
Barbara Whitmarsh has had the full life of a scientist, wife and mother stolen from her by a rare form of dementia called Fro ...
How FTD Affects Families
How FTD Affects Families
As seniors age, there is always a concern for the onset of dementia, in any form. But the symptoms of Frontotemporal Dementia ...


Communicating With Someone Who Has Alzheimer's
Communicating With Someone Who Has Alzheimer's
Communicating with someone who has Alzheimer's can be difficult and frustrating, but with patience, and a few key strategies,
Latest Stories
Screening Test For Alzheimer's Promising, Latinos Primary Focus
Screening Test For Alzheimer's Promising, Latinos Primary Focus
A new screening test for Alzheimer's is showing promise and is being eyed a …
Alzheimer's Disease Projected to Increase Faster In Latino Population
Alzheimer's Disease Projected to Increase Faster In Latino Population
Latinos face a greater risk of Alzheimer's disease because of two key facto …
Taking Action Against Alzheimer's
Taking Action Against Alzheimer's
September 21st is Alzheimer's Action Day. With over 5 million Americans af …

Recent Discussions
When a parent has ES Alzheimer's, is nonverbal, bedbound, and repeatedly choking on pureed food, how does the caregiver know if the parent is hungry or wants to be fed when no discernable expression can be seen? What factors should...
The importance of an early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. When was your loved one diagnosed? Did it make a difference in their treatment and in the care they have/are receiving?
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California Community Foundation