Tag: dementia

Dementia Friendly Alexandria strives to educate the community

By Jane King Dementia can be a mystery to people who may not know how to react when they encounter someone with the disease. This...

Seniors: Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death

By Cindy Leach Schelhorn “My grandma has dementia. She can’t read or play with us like she used to. It makes me sad. I want...

Seniors: City to hold conference for caregivers

By Debbie Luddington  Are you caring for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other medical problems? Is it a struggle at...

Letter to the Editor: Alzheimer’s crisis needs new governor’s attention

Since the start of the gubernatorial election many issues important to the people of Virginia have taken center stage, but one deserves more attention from...