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DEAR ROGER: You have every right to feel what you are feeling. Go ahead and be angry. Admit that you’re exhausted, frustrated and frightened. If you’re mad at God, you may want to talk with your spiritual leader for guidance. However, in my opinion, that’s okay. God’s big enough to handle it. Read more →


My uncle had similar problems, so I do have some understanding of how you’re feeling. Because of my uncle’s stroke, he developed what’s called expressive aphasia. This disorder causes people to have trouble finding the correct word Read more →


Dear CT: I’m so sorry for both of you. We all know that this is how life can work, yet that doesn’t make accepting reality any easier when these losses happen to us. Read more →


The researcher's stress, that solid conclusions can't be determined at this time because cognitive problems can cause people to withdraw, therefore placing them at higher risk for dementia, Read more →


Research continues to show that the arts enhance quality of life for people who have health problems, including Alzheimer's disease and strokes. Read more →


Make your facial expression pleasant when appropriate. Even if you don’t feel like smiling, the physical act may boost your own mood. Read more →


Dear Carol: My husband has vascular dementia due to strokes and uses a wheelchair.  I’ve been his sole caregiver for over a decade but a year ago it was obvious that my body was breaking down from the physical work and emotional exhaustion of 24-hour care. Read more →


Dysphagia is a swallowing impairment that can occur after someone has a stroke or any type of brain injury. Dysphagia is also a concern with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), oral cancer, and many other injuries and diseases. Read more →