REMEMBER

Is remembering important? Our collective memory shapes us. It has an impact on who we are and what we believe about ourselves and our nation. And if we no longer remember why we asked our soldiers to fight, we lose something important. This year has been a year for...

Difficult Behavior in Dementia and How to Deal with It

Difficult behavior associated with dementia is a common frustration for caregivers. As dementia increases frustration in the person you love, they can behave in unexpected or difficult ways.   There are seven common behavior challenges that most caregivers face at one...

Vitamin D and Brain Health

Vitamin D is important for brain health. Insufficient levels of Vitamin D increase dementia risk. And as we head into the winter months, it becomes increasingly difficult to get sufficient Vitamin D for optimum brain health. Low levels of Vitamin D have been shown to...

Physical Exercise and Thinking: It Makes a Difference To Your Brain

Thomas Carlyle famously said, “No pressure, no diamonds.” Diamonds don’t form without pressure, and in a way, putting pressure on your brain through ‘thinking’ can also keep it sparkly and strong. Okay – maybe it is a silly analogy but the idea is sound –...