AP Encore! Features Movie that Also Raises Alzheimer Awareness

Next on my list of movies to see is “Still Alice.” I have heard great things about this movie, including rave reviews about Julianne Moore’s performance. I have to admit that I have been avoiding it, in part, because I am guessing I will be pretty emotional for parts of it. I am a professor.… Continue reading AP Encore! Features Movie that Also Raises Alzheimer Awareness

Researchers Explore Impact of Music on Nursing Home Residents

Music is amazing! Whenever I hear a song, I remember how old I was when I first or most enjoyed it or where I was. Michael Jackson’s Off the Wall album? MANY hours at home, dancing and singing at the top of my lungs with my sister while my parents were away. So, I totally understand… Continue reading Researchers Explore Impact of Music on Nursing Home Residents

Top 10 Tuesday: Featuring Theater Helping People Cope with Alzheimer’s

Today’s Top 10 feature focuses on the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S.: Alzheimer’s disease. According to data from the CDC, more than 83,000 people die from this disease each year. Because there is not yet a cure for Alzheimer’s disease or a way to prevent it, some Alzheimer’s-related resources and ideas have… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Featuring Theater Helping People Cope with Alzheimer’s