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 Emotional...

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...

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...

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...