The signs of memory loss in middle-age or older adults can be daunting, whether it’s forgetting someone’s name or getting lost while driving to a familiar destination. Find out about care for memory loss, dementia and other related brain health conditions.
Brain health coaching can help keep the brain on track and help stave off cognitive decline that can come with aging. A multi-modal approach includes physical as well as mental fitness.
Clinical trials using stem cells have shown promising early results as cellular therapies in regenerative medicine, as well as in potential anti-cancer applications. Read more about Dr. Achal Singh Achrol’s neurosurgery clinical trials program and this leading-edge technology.
Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—But How Exactly Can It Kill You? Doctors explain the deadly complications that can arise from this cluster of conditions.
Electrical stimulation therapy may have a big impact on brain health and recovery in patients with mood disorders, dementia and neurodegenerative disorders.
With advancing years, risk of falling increases. Falls are very common and often devastating. Fortunately, they are also often preventable. Find out how.
Adapting to their life changes within a social and supportive structure can be one of the keys leading to older people succeeding in aging gracefully. The value of strong community programs in supporting health and wellbeing in older people cannot be underestimated.
Maintaining brain health is key to living a healthier life. As we age, our brains become subject to risks associated with advancing years, but there are ways people can minimize some of these risks and enhance brain resilience. Read more.
For people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease—the most common form of dementia and a condition that affects nearly 6 million Americans—the holiday festivities can present some unique challenges. Read about some things to keep in mind to help us all feel that holiday cheer as we head into “the most wonderful time of the year.”
Aggression is one of the worst parts of caring for a parent or senior loved one with dementia, but you’re not powerless. Having a number of strategies on hand to deploy whenever you need them gives you the means to handle a loved one’s aggression any time it rears its head.
Learn more about how to cope with aggression and dementia.