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...

What were you doing in grade four?

Early educational experiences have an impact on dementia risk later in life. Learning reduces dementia risk – so create a love for it that will last your whole life through.     Education Matters Research from Sweden shows a connection between early school...

Better Brain Health – Genes Are Not Your Destiny

What do your genes say about you? Medicine is becoming more and more personalized. When  prescribing medications, doctors are looking to genetics to make sure the medicine is a good fit for the individual. This is great for treatment, but it can lead us to think that...