The Genius of Marian Screened at UK Chandler Medical Auditorium

THE GENIUS OF MARIAN is a deeply intimate portrait that explores the tragedy of Alzheimer’s disease, the power of art and the meaning of family. The film follows Pam White in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease as her son, the filmmaker, documents her struggle to hang on to a sense of self. Pam’s mother, [...]

“Still Alice” Brings Realistic Look At Alzheimer’s To Silver Screen

New film about Alzheimer’s, “Still Alice,” receives critical praise for its realism Of interest to those with a loved one or friend with Alzheimer’s is a new movie featuring actress Julianna Moore as Alice Howland, a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. Based on Lisa Genova’s novel of the same name, Still Alice [...]

Research Committee’s Report Supports Need for Info Found at I Know Expo

Did you know that in Kentucky 735,000 citizens are caring for adults at an estimated value of $7.1 billion ? This is just one of the many bits of information that can be found in the newly published report from Kentucky’s Legislative Research Commission on Caregiving in Kentucky as directed by last year's Legislature. The [...]

Columnist Paul Prather to Speak at I Know Expo on April 12

Paul Prather, Herald-Leader contributing columnist and pastor of Bethesda Church in Montgomery County will speak at the i know expo on April 12. Prather spent five year as the caregiver for his late wife, Renee, who died in 2005 of cancer. From 1988-1997 Prather was a staff writer at The Herald-Leader, covering the religion beat. [...]

What’s new with Alzheimers? UK Sanders Brown’s Dr. Greg Jicha shares.

I know expo speaker Dr. Gregory A. Jicha will present a program on Advances on Alzheimer’s Research at 6 p.m., Jan. 21 at Lexington Morning Pointe Senior Living Residence, 233 Ruccio Way, Lexington. Dr. Jicha is associate professor of neurology at the University of Kentucky and Director of Clinical Core at the UK Alzheimer’s Disease [...]