“Alzheimer’s disease takes a stronger toll on women than men. More women than men develop the disease, and women are more likely than men to be informal caregivers for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia . . . as caregiving responsibilities ...

Here is a typical story of a family managing a 90-year old woman who is losing sight in one eye. The woman, who had very good vision until recently, was a voracious reader and wonderful cook. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with Age-related Macular ...

“The shelf in her kitchen that once held travel souvenirs now held bottles of prescription medicine—at last count, nine bottles sat on the shelf. Mrs. L, at 84 years old, was taking water pills, high blood pressure pills, a couple different heart ...