Category Archives for "Dementia"

More About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that affects an individual’s memory, behavior, and thinking. The onset of the disease is usually rather slow. It worsens over time causing the individual to have difficulty with activities of daily living. Alzheimer’s dementia is the most common type of dementia. Dementia is a loss of memory and the loss of […]

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What Is Alzheimer’s Disease?

We think of Alzheimer’s Disease with dread, and we know we want to avoid it. In fact that’s one of the main reasons for this website. But what, exactly, is it? Here are some facts:​Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that destroys memory and thinking skills.Alzheimer’s disease is irreversible.​Alzheimer’s disease is currently the 6th leading […]

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Are you in your 30s, 50s, 70s…..?

No matter what age you are, regular exercise will change your life. I’m often surprised at how many of my patients think they’re “too far gone” to start participating in regular physical activity. Their back bothers them too much. They have a bad knee. They get short of breath. And of course they have steadily […]

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5 Brain Exercise Tips to Stay Mentally Active, Especially for Seniors/Udemy special

5 Brain Exercise Tips to Stay Mentally Active, Especially for Seniors I’ve written quite a bit recently about exercising your body, and I’ll certainly return to that. But today’s focus is on exercising your brain. It’s important at any age, but probably even more so as we get older. Maybe you’re retired. You’ve earned the right […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease — Decrease Your Risk

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. Damage to your brain’s nerve cells, known as neurons, makes them stop working normally. Some neurons may even die. As more and more cells stop working, your thinking skills and memory decline. Mild memory problems gradually worsen. When it becomes difficult to perform everyday activities, that […]

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What Is Wrong With The American Diet?

By now you have read the “10 Steps”. We are going to examine each step in greater detail starting with diet. (If you haven’t received your copy, sign up for the “Say No To Stroke!” email newsletter. Once you confirm your email address you’ll receive your copy of the “10 Steps”.) How many of those […]

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