Senior Driver Safety

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration senior drivers 65 and older accounted for 18% traffic fatalities in 2016. While getting older does not always mean it’s time to take away the keys, there are four warning signs to keep in mind with senior drivers.    Are they getting lost while driving places they should be familiar with?  Do you see vehicle damage such as dents or scratches?  Have they shared stories of near […]

November: National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer’s dementia in 2018. This number includes an estimated 5.5 million people age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have younger-onset Alzheimer’s. Below are a few Alzheimer’s facts One in 10 people age 65 […]

National Parents Day

In 1994 President Bill Clinton signed into law the resolution and adopted by the U.S. Congress establishing the fourth Sunday of every July as Parents Day. On this day, many choose to spend quality time with their parents reminiscing about their lives together and talking about family members that are no longer with them. Here […]

Symptoms | Lewy Body Dementia Association

Lewy body dementia symptoms and diagnostic criteria Every person with LBD is different and will manifest different degrees of the following symptoms. Some will show no signs of certain features, especially in the early stages of the disease. Symptoms may fluctuate as often as moment-to-moment, hour-to-hour or day-to-day. NOTE: Some patients meet the criteria for […]