San Antonio is in the bull’s-eye of an “Alzheimer’s tsunami.” School of Nursing and city of San Antonio officials are working to make the Alamo City a dementia-friendly place to live and thrive.
Six minutes in a Virtual Dementia Tour is a descent into chaos, misery and another world. The experience offers caregivers enhanced empathy for those struggling with memory loss.
A landmark study of DNA from people around the world identified new genetic risk factors for stroke. It is the largest genetic study of stroke to date, and could lead to stroke drug development and dementia treatment.
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Every day, more than 1,000 people are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. These are our mothers, sisters, fathers, brothers and spouses. They are scientists, artists, teachers and policymakers. As time goes on, even more of us will be affected, because the numbers are rising at a startling rate. Today, one in nine Americans aged 65 or […]