Every week we scour the news for the latest headlines in Alzheimer’s care, treatment and prevention. Here are some big stories for the week of May 21, 2012 – May 27, 2012:
The Oscar-nominated actress, Carey Mulligan, whose grandmother has Alzheimer’s, has become an “ambassador” for the Alzheimer’s Society to help promote awareness of the condition.
Most people with early-stage Alzheimer’s don’t complain about cognitive problems to their doctors. More often than not, it’s someone close — a son, daughter or spouse — who notices something is wrong and seeks a diagnosis.
A new iPad-based memory test can spot dementia in its earliest stages, when treatment can be most beneficial.