Aging Well

Can you define a “well-aged” wine or cheese? Easy? How about a “well-aged” life? A little more difficult! Medical science gives us various ‘aging well’ standards. Some standards emphasize physical ability. Others emphasize social activity. And...

Blue-Light Therapy. Can it heal the brain?

Blue-light therapy shows promising results in healing the brain. Researchers at the University of Arizona gave individuals with a mild traumatic brain injury daily morning light therapy over a six-week period. One group received blue light therapy and the placebo...

Tips for the Holidays

Does the upcoming holiday season fill you with dread? Are you wondering how you are going to survive? The Christmas holidays are a wonderful time of year when family and friends get together. But they can also add stress to our lives. particularly when we are...

Dementia and Sleep – Nine Things You Can Do To Improve Sleep

It’s very common for individuals suffering from dementia to have trouble sleeping. What we don’t know is whether or not dementia leads to disrupted sleep patterns or if disrupted sleep patterns have an impact on the progression of the disease. We do know,...

Brain Essential Nutrients and Breakfast and Beyond

Nutrition is playing a crucial role in brain health, particularly in the areas of depression and dementia. Researchers are identifying key nutritional elements that play an important role in reducing depression and dementia risk and doctors are looking to implement...

How Healthy Are Your Social Networks?

Social networks make a difference. And according to recent research we should be concerned. In June of this year, Canadian pollster Angus Reid published detailed research revealing a portrait of social isolation in Canada. The study sorted Canadians into five groups:...