Ten Dementia Warning Signs

How do I tell if my mom or dad has dementia? What are some of the warning signs? In this post I want to tell you about 10 warning signs that may indicate dementia is present. If you recognize them in your mom or dad, a trip to the doctor is warranted. Memory loss As...

Is Your Mom or Dad Getting Enough Sleep?

Is you mom or dad getting a good quality sleep? Are they sleeping a lot during the day and then not very much at night? Are you worried that they are not well-rested when they wake up in the morning? Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for good brain health, yet...

Dementia and Emotional Memory

Individual challenged by dementia have strong emotional memories. They remember how you make them feel, even if they don’t remember your exact words. You can use the power of their emotional memory to build relationships with them.   Use Emotional Memory...

Green Leafy Vegetables Linked to Slower Cognitive Decline

Do you want to maintain a younger brain? Eat your green leafy vegetables!   Research shows that good nutrition plays a big role in maintaining brain health. From the development of the BEN Scale to the research on good fats, good nutrition is a significant factor for...

An Absolute Winner: The Mediterranean Diet

Nutrition is important in helping us age well. But what is the best combination of foods for both brain and heart health? There has been some controversy surrounding low fat diets as being important for heart health. The research tells us that fat is important for...