“Not Alone” was never meant to be made public when Gardner wrote it, but a powerful response from his mother encouraged Gardner to publish a formal music video to YouTube.
Portraits of Caregivers
Photographer Raymond W. Holman, Jr. captures the sometimes forgotten figures in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease dementia.
Art of the Mind: Faye Hall Link
Art of the Mind
Faye Hall’s mother left notes for the trespassers stealing her food and moving her possessions, forgetting that these were her own actions. The artist used the notes as inspiration and as a medium in a portrait of her mother.
IOM Report on Cognitive Aging
The IOM Report on Cognitive Aging
I Am Life
Richard Rubin presents "I Am Life: Humanity In Advanced Dementia"
Beyond the Face of Alzheimer’s
“Beyond the Face of Alzheimer’s" - an intimate portrait of Alzheimer’s and related dementias.
A daughter's honest graphic memoir of her mother's descent into dementia.
Building a Better Password
As people age, it can become even harder to remember the countless passwords used in daily life.
The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging
Listen to Jason Karlawish's review of Margaret Lock's book "The Alzheimer Conundrum."
Millennials Take Action: Designing to Preserve Dignity for Persons with Dementia
Creative young adults design innovations aimed at improving quality of life of patients and caregivers.
The Beginning Stages of Goodbye
Artist Alexandria Levin reflects on a cross-country train trip she took to help her mother, who has dementia, move into the final stages of her life.
Art of the Mind: Greg Dunn Link
Greg Dunn spent years studying the human brain, only to spend countless additional hours trying to depict it in his art. Yet the neuroscientist-turned-artist says he is humbled by how much more complex the brain is than he could ever hope to show.
Should We Still Read ‘Still Alice’?
Jason Karlawish,MD explains why 'Still Alice' is not the right story to help us understand Alzheimer’s disease.
Still We Dance: Artist Charles M. Williams
Slideshow and Video
Charles M. Williams combines his art with “the possibility of the ‘long good-bye’ that is Alzheimer’s.”
Making Sense of Alzheimer’s … A Student’s Perspective
A college student asks questions about Alzheimer’s disease to try and understand the complexity of the disease.
Hilarity for Charity Joins Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease
Hilarity for Charity joins fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
History of Alzheimer’s Research
A walk through important dates in Alzheimer's disease research history.
Laughing with Dugald
Dramatists know the value of comic relief in the tragedy of life. Perhaps one man's own sense of humor is helping him to live with Alzheimer's.
Stitching a Story
Slideshow and Video
UK artist Ruth Blackford uses "stitched illustration" to convey meaning around her mother's Alzheimer's.
Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
For a woman whose memory seems to have faded, the pages of a yearbook spark remembrance.
Matthias Hollwich: Design that Embraces the Aging Process
Architect Matthias Hollwich is on a mission to change how we view the aging process.
Broken: Alzheimer’s Through the Eyes of Teenage Artists
Two teenage artists explore what Alzheimer's disease means to them.
Beyond Forgetting: Poetry and Prose about Alzheimer’s Disease
Poet Holly Hughes hopes her collection of poetry and prose about Alzheimer’s will help those whose lives had been touched by the disease.
The Thickened Liquid Challenge
A palliative care physician starts a dialogue about the use of thickened liquids for patients with dementia.
The One I Know: Remembering Chopin
We’re inviting you to share your favorite memories of an older adult with memory problems. We encourage participants to share photos, videos or audio recordings to help tell the story.
Jonatha Brooke: Making Sense of Alzheimer’s Through a Musical Play
A conversation with singer Jonatha Brooke and how she made sense of Alzheimer’s disease through her musical play, "My Mother has Four Noses."
A Conversation in the Heartland: Living with Alzheimer’s in Community
A Conversation in the Heartland by Deborah Fries. Living with Alzheimer's in Community.
Solving the Equation: Public Health in West Philadelphia
Tobi Akindoju was always going to help people. What is always changing, however, is how.
Promoting cognitive health, Surgeon General asks nation to #StepItUp
“The simple act of walking has the power to transform your health, and it begins with a single step.”
Art of the Mind: Lint Lady Link
The love Slater Barron's parents had for each other was tangible, and Barron uses that love to portray their likeness in an unusual medium as an extension of her concern for them.