Archive for April, 2011

Seth Rogan Discusses Alzheimer’s On CNN

April 28th, 2011 1 Comment

Actor Seth Rogan, along with his finacee, Lauren Miller, will appear on “A Larry King Special, Unthinkable: The Alzheimer’s Epidemic.” The CNN special airs Sunday at 8:00 p.m. EST. Miller’s mother, age 59, has Alzheimer’s. The couple discuss how Alzheimer’s not only affects the patient, but also the family and friends, many of whom are unpaid caregivers. Rogan told CNN, “I think until you see it firsthand, it’s kind of hard to conceive of how brutal it is.”

Read the full story on CNN.com and watch a video clip of Rogan and Miller by going to http://bit.ly/fqmoQH.

Check out our Resources Page for a wide variety of Alzheimer’s-specific information.

Medical Errors in Treating Elders

April 19th, 2011 No Comments

As family caregivers of aging parents or relatives, we know how many tests and procedures your loved one can receive in even just one doctor visit. It’s important for us to be advocates for our parents, as medical errors can occur when treating elder care patients. Jeffrey Johnson, co-founder of Visiting Angels, wrote about this topic. Click here to read http://bit.ly/PqwGjW.

April is Cancer Control Month

April 14th, 2011 No Comments

 

April is “National Cancer Control Month. Click our Cancer Control page to read more on this important topic.