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November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Alzheimer’s advocate Brandon Burke has firsthand experience with the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease through the diagnoses of his grandmother and his father, Gary. In his first book, Rediscovering Dad & Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s, Burke, who is his…

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Venerated Black restaurateur and businesswoman B. Smith is so beloved that she has even been called the “Black Martha Stewart.” But the legendary culinary connoisseur has fallen on misfortune in recent years as she has been stricken with Alzheimer’s disease. To exacerbate her living conditions, her husband, Dan Gasby, 64, has moved his White girlfriend, Alex…

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The NuSoul Revival Tour works to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. There are well over five million individuals, and even more caregivers impacted by Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. Musiq Soulchild, who’s joined the tour, expressed how excited he was to be part of such a worthy cause. Though Soulchild has not personally dealt with…

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Cult movie legend Michael Ansara, 91, died at his home in Calabasas, Calif. according to a family spokesperson. The Syrian-born actor, who was once married to  “I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden, was most famous for his role as the evil Klingon leader Kang on the original Star Trek and was one of the few…

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