234 Results for Mothers

  1. Speak Up: The Mother I Knew

    ...These days, when friends ask how my mother's doing, I say she's enjoying her Alzheimer's disease (AD). That may sound shocking, but it seems to be the truth.She hasn't always been this way. Her illness has been slow

    • Fales, Corinna
    • Neurology Now
    • February 21, 2018
  2. Must-Have ALS Resource: A new book written by an ALS specialist and a lawyer whose mother had the disease offers practical and compassionate advice.

    ... others. The husband-and-wife team brings a unique perspective to managing ALS. Dr. Bromberg is an ALS specialist who runs a multidisciplinary ALS clinic at the University of Utah. His wife is a lawyer whose mother died ...

    • Bolster, Mary
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2017
  3. A Mother's Love

    ... Savannah and other children like her transformed Tracy Dixon-Salazar from a stay-at-home mother of two—who admittedly had not done all that well in high school and had never been to college—to a Dr. Dixon-Salazar, a...

    • Shaw, Gina
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2014
  4. Role of a Lifetime: Since her mother's diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, actress Marcia Gay Harden has become passionate about raising awareness and advocating for research.

    ... assumed after her mother, Beverly, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2009 at age 72. As the irreversible, progressive brain disorder slowly destroyed her mother's memory and thinking skills, Harden found herself

    • Childers, Linda
    • Neurology Now
    • May 01, 2017
  5. Listening In: Soledad O'Brien has made a career of tuning in to the stories of those in need. As the mother of a hearing-impaired child, she does the same at home.

    .... COURTESY SOLEDAD O'BRIENAnd while she's proud of her mixed heritage—her Australian father is of Irish and Scottish descent and her mother is from Havana, Cuba, of Afro-Cuban descent—she knows what it's like

    • Firpo-Cappiello, Robert
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2018
  6. Letter: Speak Up: Alzheimer's disease

    ...The Speak Up essay from August/September 2012 (“The Mother I Knew: What Alzheimer's has changed—and hasn't,” bit.ly/RSiMFZ) was excellent. As we are approaching more changes in my mother due to Alzheimer's, this essay...

    • Hunter, Shellie
    • Neurology Now
    • February 21, 2018