Dementia and the Law: When Dementia Symptoms Lead to Arrest

It seems astounding – a sweet, occasionally puzzled grandpa with Alzheimer’s disease being handcuffed and put under arrest. However, that very scene is happening at an astonishing rate among seniors, over 100,000 of them, based on the current data – an increase of nearly 30% in the past decade. This dramatic increase in arrests among […]

Could Sleep Deprivation Be Linked to Alzheimer’s?

Whether is it worry, stress or an overactive mind, many seniors have trouble falling and staying soundly asleep. Other than feeling a bit foggy the next morning, however, as well as feeling the need for a mid-day nap to catch up on lost sleep, the consequences of sleep deprivation have seemed marginal. That is, until […]