Why Do People with Alzheimer’s Remember Old Memories While New Memories Fade?

  Q. I recently went to visit my father, Paul, who has Alzheimer’s. I posted a picture of us on Facebook, which prompted several cousins who lived nearby who I rarely see to visit while I was there. His first cousin, … [Read more...]

Saying Goodbye to the Family Home: Helping Your Aging Loved One Grieve a Move

  Q. My mother, Wendy, has lived in the same home for over 50 years. She and my father stretched their budget and bought the home together in the 60’s and have made quite a few memories there. They watched four of us … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: 15 Things to Ask Your Father/Grandfather This Father’s Day

Dear Ribbit, My children are very inquisitive and want to find out about their father and their grandfather. We are all going to brunch at my parent’s house on Sunday. While we're there, they want to ask them questions, but … [Read more...]