Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert: Memory Care, Alzheimer’s and Dementia May Ehresman, Executive Director of Rittenhouse Senior Living of Indianapolis   Q: After much soul searching and careful consideration, I have come to the conclusion that I can no longer care for my husband who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease approximately 2 years ago. I thought making…

alzheimers

Study: Sleep Loss Could Indicate Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease by Stuart Mapes Disrupted sleep could mean a number of things, and recently scientists have found a connection between sleep loss and Alzheimer’s. Preclinical Alzheimer’s patients may not notice any cognitive symptoms at first, and the progression to full-blown Alzheimer’s is often gradual. Sleep loss,…

diabetes

Nearly 21 million people in the United States have diabetes. Six million of them don’t even know it.* Who gets diabetes? Most people with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes. It usually strikes adults. Type 2 is linked to lack of exercise and being overweight. Anyone can get diabetes, but some adults are at higher risk…