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New type of dementia identified

Millions of elderly people have a form of dementia that has been misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers. One expert called it the most important dementia finding in years. The condition, limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy, or Late, shares similar symptoms to Alzheimer’s, but it is a distinct disease, the journal Brain reports. It may […]

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What It’s Like Watching a Parent Struggle With Dementia, According to One Actress Who’s Lived It

When Jane Krakowski‘s beloved father was diagnosed with dementia more than a decade ago, the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actress and her family rallied behind him as he became wheelchair-bound and slipped further away while also staying strong for one another. Now, two years after his death, Krakowski is spreading the word about the prevalence of dementia and how it affects not just […]