The Challenge of Alzheimer's


She could still sing

on May 23, 2012, at 4:42 p.m.
Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts. Marjorie McCaslin of Winslow stopped talking during the last few years of her life, as the Alzheimer’s disease worsened. But she still remembered how to sing. So her son, Bruce McCaslin, sang with her in the morning, afternoon and night. She …

Caring about Alzheimer’s

on May 22, 2012, at 9:23 p.m.
First of two parts. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and its resulting memory loss and behavior changes can be devastating for families caring for a loved one with the disease. There is no cure. Treatments are few and expensive. That’s why the launch of a national …