PNIBLOG

Wise and Healthy Aging

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.

Holiday Cheer NOT fear

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.”

dementia and aggression

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.

Pacific Brain Health Center

Find out how Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s experienced multidisciplinary Brain Health team treats psychiatric and neurological conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, balance problems, as well as depression and anxiety. Learn more about specialty programs that focus on neuromuscular health and promote healthy brain aging.

Sarah McEwen PhD

Dr. Sarah McEwen’s determination to make a difference bridges the gap between academic research and the underserved populations in the community. Her research and clinical work implement physical and cognitive interventions simultaneously during the earliest phases of illness with the possibility of preventing cognitive decline. Read more.