Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Forms of Dementia

Dementia refers to a group of illnesses with symptoms like impaired memory or inability to process thoughts. One kind of dementia that many people have heard about is Alzheimer's disease. According to the Alzheimer's Association,other types of dementia include vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease. Some people think that a…
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2019 Comic Bookends

Happy New Year, everyone! It's that time again when I go through what I read this year and make a list of recommendations for other readers.  I made it a point to read as much as I could this go-around and I ended up with over 220(!) books.  Now, the majority of them were graphic…
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Mental Health Awareness: Mental Illness in Fiction

Welcome to a new year to continue our discussion on Mental Health Awareness and, hopefully, to reduce stigma.  To read previous entries in the Mental Health Awareness series, visit the blog author page on our website. Over the past century or so, many novels have been written about characters living with mental health problems. Some…
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Weiss Financial Ratings

Weiss Financial Ratings is a Free Financial Strength & Investment Ratings and Financial Planning Tool at St Tammany Parish Library.  How do you know if your Bank or Credit Union is financially stable?  Did you pick the Best Life Insurance or Property Insurance Company?  Which Mutual Fund will give you the best return?  Which Stocks…
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