The average Alzheimer’s patient is not "Still Alice,” the 50-something linguistics expert from the Academy Award-winning movie who faces a devastating diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The average Alzheimer’s patient is in her late 70s, whose disease comes on more slowly than depicted in that film, says George Perry, Ph.D., Professor of Biology at The University of Texas at San Antonio and editor-in-chief of the Journal of A
These behavioral changes may warn of Alzheimer's — and they have nothing to do with memory problems.
Adding an adult child to your house deed, or giving them the home outright, might seem like a smart thing to do. It usually isn’t. Transferring your house to your kids while you’re alive may avoid probate, the court process that otherwise follows death. But gifting a home also can result in a big, unnecessary tax bill and put your house at risk if your kids get sued or file for bankruptcy. You also could be making a big mistake if yo
Adding an adult child to your house deed might seem like a smart thing to do. But there's a better way.
Americans everywhere are concerned about the coronavirus. But COVID-19 has demonstrated that it’s particularly serious for older adults whose immune systems naturally weaken as they age — and especially for those with chronic medical conditions, according to Dr. Samir K. Sinha, a member of the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. In fact, 8 out of 10 deaths reported in the U.S. related to COVID-19 have been in adults 65 years o
If your parents fall in one of the vulnerable categories, here are four things you can do right now.
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