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Imagine trying to have a conversation and constantly having to ask your companions to repeat themselves; or not being able to participate in a group discussion in the common room because the TV is on and six people are chatting around you. more

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A long-term study found that women with certain healthy dietary patterns had a lower risk of moderate to severe hearing loss. The finding suggests that dietary choices may influence the development of hearing loss. more

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For some children keeping a journal is a wonderful way to facilitate the grieving process. more

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Putting Alzheimer’s in Perspective more

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I think one of the hardest tasks of love for a caregiver to an Alzheimer's patient, is trying to help them maintain their dignity. more

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Many loved ones will not tell their caregiver of an onset of hearing loss, for fear of losing independence. more

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“It’s a Puh.. Puh… Puh… word.”  I desperately explained to my husband. He turned his head away from me and walked into the other room. I stood there alone, bereft, defeated, feeling the tears burn through my embarrassment and frustration. more

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A common nutritional problem that can affect someone in poor health is wasting or loss of body mass called cachexia-anorexia. It often is seen in advanced stages of Alzheimer’s and cancer. more

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