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How a Healthy Lifestyle Protects Memory

How a Healthy Lifestyle Protects Memory

Several clinical trials have provided powerful evidence that a healthy lifestyle can protect your brain and reduce the risk for age-related cognitive problems.

Dementia Care: What to Know About Palliative Care

Dementia Care: What to Know About Palliative Care

Palliative care for dementia throughout the course of the disease can help improve quality of life for patients and lighten the burden on caregivers.

Low Vitamin B12 Levels Linked to Brain Aging

Low Vitamin B12 Levels Linked to Brain Aging

Low levels of vitamin B12 and high levels of homocysteine, an amino acid, may be associated with accelerated brain aging in older adults.

Activities that Might Slow Memory Decline

Activities that Might Slow Memory Decline

Which activities might slow memory decline for people with mild cognitive impairment? A new study uncovers some answers.

Games, Crafts, and Socializing Can Boost Your Brain

If you enjoy games, crafts, computer use, and getting together with friends, a new study suggests that it may help you stave off mild cognitive impairment.

Delaying Retirement Could Benefit Your Health

You probably know that putting off retirement can boost your finances. But did you know that staying in the workforce longer can have health benefits?

Dementia Care: Best Ways to Clean Hair

People with dementia may balk at having their hair washed. These tips can make the experience as pleasant as possible.

Dementia Care: Kitchen Safety Tips

Dangers lurk everywhere for a person with dementia. Here’s how to keep a cognitively impaired person safe.

Dementia Care: 6 Tips for a Safer Bathroom

The bathroom can become the most dangerous room in the house for someone with dementia. These six tips can make it a safer place.

Dementia Care: Oral Hygiene

Prevent gum disease by making sure your loved one gets proper dental care.