A protein linked to Lewy body dementia and Parkinson's disease is found to have extraordinary shape-shifting abilities, raising the question of whether one form or the other is likely to be associated with these diseases.
A trip to the hospital for a person with memory loss or dementia can be stressful for both the person and the accompanying caregiver. A new resource is available for families to help ease hospital stays.
This is an excellent article about the impact of long-term caregiving on relationships. It highlights the often overlooked need to strike a healthy balance between loving and honoring the care recipient with the long-term emotional needs of the caregiver and the rest of the family.
AARP Bulletin Today explores the story of several men and their experience as a caregiver, a role traditionally filled by women. The Lewy Body Dementia Association's Board of Directors President John Young, was one of those men.