Topic: Brain Health


Overcoming an Epidemic of Senior Loneliness

Today, say experts, more older adults are experiencing a sense of isolation—and this is very bad for their health. Here are some tips for staying connected even if we have health challenges.

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Senior moments explained; caregiver siblings aren't sharing the workload; will our Facebook pages live on after us?

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Bored with your exercise routine? Lace up your ballet shoes and head to the barre!

Should I Be Worried About My Memory?

Most of us worry, at least a little bit, when we notice those so-called senior moments — lapses of memory that may signal a serious problem, but more often are harmless and even treatable.

Puzzle: Resolve to Protect Your Memory in 2018

Give your brain a workout and find 20 memory-promoting words in this wordfind.

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Avoid the Dirty Dozen Enemies of Brain Health

Experts say lifestyle choices play a big part in cognitive wellness as we grow older. Check out this rogue's gallery of things to avoid.

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Learn Something New Every Day

An interesting study says our brains could benefit from learning more like we did when we were children.

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 101: The Difference, and Why It Matters

Most people who develop dementia will be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease — but it's important to know that there are other causes of dementia, and the treatment may be different

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Older Americans Month 2017; doing crafts protects the brain; many seniors missing out on protection against shingles.

Protect Your Brain by Controlling High Blood Pressure

Here's even more incentive to monitor your hypertension.

Music Is a Powerful Tool for Healthy Aging

Offering physical, emotional, neurological and social benefits, music might be considered a wonder drug.