alzheimer's disease

alzheimer's disease

By Eric Nelson August 11, 2015

The task of the healthy is to be willing to see the same wholeness in those who aren't, to help them understand that they are needed and wanted and complete. A documentary film helps one man ponder how Jesus might frame our understanding of our potential role in modern-day healing.

By Trent Gilliss January 19, 2015

This past week has been one of extreme darkness and anxiety. But how do we, individually and collectively, think through and deal with these moments of our lives? A survey of writers on finding our way and building the beloved community we aspire to.

By Parker J. Palmer August 06, 2014

Some good humor on forgetfulness and poignant verse from the poet Billy Collins to sweeten the swallow.

By Gloria Jean Bubba June 07, 2014

A daughter shares this meditation on the grief and the loss that comes slowly from losing her mother to Alzheimer's disease. Through the story of Gethsemane, she finds an uncomfortable solace and a quiet rebuke for falling asleep while waiting.

August 08, 2011
July 07, 2011

Could the brains of 670 nuns from Mankato, Minnesota be the key to understanding Alzheimer's?

February 08, 2010

British fantasy writer Sir Terry Pratchett advocates a right to "early death." Video of his Richard Dimbleby Lecture.

December 26, 2009

"I am building my capacity for love now, so it can sustain me later." —Alanna Shaikh, on Alzheimer's lessons and the love of her father.