Search Results for: dementia
Scientists say this therapy works best for memory problems…

161145970If you have ever tried to find your way around a high-tech device and not been quite sure what to do, there is a good reason you should keep trying to figure it out.

A new study from the University of Texas at Dallas’ Center for Vital Longevity has revealed that challenging older adults with seldom or never-before-tried … Read More

ER doctors say seniors at risk of this one critical condition

malnutrition, seniorsMy mom is always saying how she and my dad eat far less than they used to. They just don’t have a big appetite and don’t like to eat out at restaurants much, either, because the portions, they complain, are far too big. (And they are for anyone, in my opinion.)

Now it could be because my folks … Read More

When you’re afraid your memory is declining…

brain, dementiaA sunny outlook on life doesn’t just brighten your day in the present – it could also help protect your brain from dementia in the future.

Dementia is a decline in mental ability that is severe enough to affect one’s daily life. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than five million Americans … Read More

How my dad became one of the healthiest old guys I know

FATHER'S DAY, HEALTH, MEN, MEN'S HEALTHI’m the eldest of three girls, and my dad always appreciated my tomboy side growing up. I liked watching Hockey Night in Canada with him (he can shake a handful of nuts and toss them into his mouth like nobody I know), throwing a baseball back and forth in the backyard, playing ping pong and Frisbee at the … Read More

Memory test for Alzheimer’s

memory, alzheimer'sA friend of a mine spends every single weekend at her younger sister’s house to take care of their mom (and give her sister’s family a break). The mom has Alzheimer’s disease, she must be close to 80, and the family is committed to caring for her as long as they can at home. You have to admire … Read More

Feel you’re losing your memory? This could be a simple fix

memory, exerciseHave you completed your recommended 30 minutes of brisk walking today?

Regular exercise is a common theme when it comes to protecting your health as you age. It is beneficial in many ways and supports day-to-day brain function. It turns out, getting that heart rate going boosts your brainpower, improving your overall memory and ability to learn as … Read More

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