Posts Tagged ‘Causes’

What causes decreased cognition in war veterans?

What Exactly Causes Decreased Cognition in Our Veterans?

He was a 27-year-old former Marine, struggling to adjust to civilian life after two tours in Iraq. Once an A student, he now found himself unable to remember conversations, dates and routine bits of daily life. He became irritable, snapped at his children and withdrew from his family. He and his wife began divorce proceedings. […]

HDE Home Care – Oregon In Home Care Services

HDE Home Care – In Home Care Services HDE Home Care is a family-owned in home care agency, licensed in the state of Oregon. We improve the quality of life for seniors and people with disabilities by providing caregivers for one-on-one assistance with activities of daily living. We serve most of NW Oregon including the […]

Stratford at Maple Leaf – Washington Senior Assisted Living Community

Stratford at Maple Leaf – Senior Assisted Living Community The Stratford at Maple Leaf offers assisted living apartments for seniors with Alzheimer’s and memory care needs. We offer continuum of care, so as your needs change, you can remain in one place. In addition to great care staff, the Memory Care program is designed to […]

Bilingual Brain Helps Against Alzheimer's Disease

Symptoms Of Dementia Warded Off By The Bilingual Brain

New research explains how speaking more than one language may translate to better mental health. A paper published by Cell Press in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences examines how being bilingual can offer protection from the symptoms of dementia, and also suggests that the increasing diversity in our world populations may have an unexpected […]

Shining Light on Alzheimer's and dementia

Casual Fridays: Showing Simple Delights of Alzheimer’s – “Pinto!”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Some Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer’s, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long. So we grasp at any news about aging, hoping that medical science […]

Weinberg Campus – Buffalo Retirement Community | New York Alzheimer’s Retirement Community

Weinberg Campus is a residential community that is focused on providing a continually-innovative approach to senior living, enabling area seniors to enjoy a healthy, independent and engaged lifestyle. Weinberg Campus is a non-profit organization serving all faiths and is passionate about creating home-like environments that assist individuals to live according to their changing needs and […]

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How Can a Healthy Lifestyle Help Alzheimer’s? Part 9: Lifestyle and home remedies | Getting to Know Alzheimer’s: 12 Things You Must Know

Lifestyle and home remedies By Mayo Clinic staff Study results have been mixed about whether diet, exercise or other healthy lifestyle choices can prevent or reverse cognitive decline. But these healthy choices promote good overall health and may play a role in maintaining cognitive health, so there’s no harm in including these strategies in your […]

Springwell Senior Living Community | Maryland Alzheimer’s Senior Living Community

Springwell represents a new level of personal attention and service unique to assisted living that focuses on the wellness as well as the life-enrichment of each resident. Staff takes the time to know and understand the needs and desires of each resident and their families, and provides tailored service and assistance with bathing, dressing, meals […]

AlfredHouse Eldercare Assisted Living | Maryland Alzheimer’s Assisted Living Care Facility

AlfredHouse Eldercare Inc., operates Assisted Living programs for the elderly, in residential style homes. An Assisted Living Program, as defined by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) means a residential or facility-based program that provides housing and supportive services, supervision, personalized assistance, health-related services, or a combination of these services to meet […]