Tag Archives: forgetfulness

What power naps do to your memory

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 04:40 AM

For decades researchers have studied the science of sleep. Sleep problems are common in North America, so the need to understand the suspension of consciousness is huge. Today, scientists say with confidence that sleep not only provides our bodies with… Read More

The Link Between Being Lonely and Dementia

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 09:22 AM

Dementia pertains to a complex medical disorder that affects the cognitive function of an individual and is thus characterized by forgetfulness and memory loss.  For several decades, dementia was considered as an exclusive condition of the elderly; however, the number… Read More

Routines Killing Your Memory and Brain Health

By: Dr. Craig Mintzer | Wednesday, December 05, 2012 - 09:29 AM

Our brain is considered as the central controller of our bodies, often influencing the way we think, speak, and act, and thus can affect the quality of relationships we maintain with family members, friends, and co-workers. The brain also promotes… Read More

What is Dementia Night Camp?

By: Bel Marra Health | Friday, October 12, 2012 - 02:40 AM

Caring for a loved one that has dementia can be a difficult task, especially at night if they don’t sleep or wake up agitated and confused during normal sleeping hours.  The development of a program that is similar to a… Read More

Understanding Elder Abuse

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 02:44 AM

It isn’t something that anyone wants to think about, never mind be privy to or experience. But the sad fact of the matter is that elder abuse does happen, and learning more about it can sometimes be a good starting… Read More

Top Signs You are at Risk for Alzheimer’s

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, September 04, 2012 - 01:02 AM

Almost half of Americans over the age of 85 suffer from Alzheimer’s disease so it is obvious that the biggest risk factor for developing the disease is aging. In some families, several cases are seen so scientists believe that there… Read More

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