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A new program eases caregiver isolation and helps people with dementia
Legal and practical steps families can follow to stay safe
A podcast from Columbia students on growing older around New York City
POCD is a relatively unknown but common condition, especially among older adults
Frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, can be particularly hard on loved ones
Use of daylight, warm colors and a person-centered approach make a difference
It's a common aspect of the disorder, but tough on caregivers
The Alzheimer's Association's annual count reflects the aging population
Offers of support may be perceived as bias
Readers told us what it's like to be a family caregiver
There's little chance now of finding out, but that may change
An entrepreneur wanted to know, so she checked herself in
A memory care center helped one resident with Alzheimer's reclaim her famed past
The evidence for potential solutions like aromatherapy and pet therapy
A neuroscientist explores the matter in his new book, 'Why We Sleep'
Avoid common pitfalls and make the most of your time together
Three clinical studies will test that question in the next few years
Despite prevailing attitudes, the disease affects all generations, he says
Studies have been promising, but more research is needed
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