Articles relating to 'memory'
How laughter improves your memory

diabetes, memoryYou don’t need a doctor to tell you that a giggle session is good for the soul, but new research shows that it can also be good for your brain.

I’m all for it! Life is short, after all, and if can’t have a bring-you-to-tears laughter session now and again, well, what’s it all for?

A recent study … 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

Alzheimer’s Numbers: 1 In 6 Women At Risk

476739293Some very unsettling numbers were released by the Alzheimer’s Association: In the United States, … Read More

Seniors Have Sharper Memory Than Ever Before

178618070Oh so true: 50 is the new 40 and 60 is the new 70 and so on. But youthful vitality is not all physical appearance.

New research shows that seniors today have sharper minds than they did years ago. Yet another reason to enjoy getting older!

Comparing Age And Memory

During a European-based study, more than 200 elderly … Read More

Research Finds These Herbs Might Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease, MemoryWhat if the extracts of common herbs could aid in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease?

There’s no known cure for the disease and prevention is key, as the numbers of people affected are on the rise.

It’s the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, with more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. In … Read More

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