July 29, 2010

What to do if you or someone you love seems more 'confused' than normal

Develop your eccentricities while you’re young.  That way, when you get old, people won’t think you’re going gaga—David Ogilvy,U.S. advertising executive A few years ago, we […]
July 22, 2010

Don't let life's changes catch you by surprise

There will always be things to make us smile:  a new baby, a beautiful sunset, new snow on a winter morning and the face of someone […]
July 15, 2010

Dementia a symptom not always caused by Alzheimer's disease

To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps.  You reach a snow-covered summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles […]
July 8, 2010

Getting worried about forgetting? Forget about it!

There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are […]