Revera Alta Vista Hosts a Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop

Revera Alta Vista is hosting a Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop on Monday, September 11th at 7pm. Alta Vista is located at 751 Peter Morand Cres, Ottawa. Contact Catherine Armstrong at (613) 739-0909 to register for the Workshop . The Workshop   When someone you...

Brain Health and the Power of a Positive Attitude

A positive attitude has a powerful effect on both the brain and the body. Research shows that positive thinking can Improve your immune system Help you cope better with stress Make you more resilient Help you live longer   In fact, the impact of a positive...

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...

Brain Health Week – Take Part [updated]

The month of March is home to Brain Health Week (March 13 – 17). Fit Minds is hosting a number of workshops in both Ottawa, ON and Tampa, FL. Check out the one nearest you. Ottawa, ON Nicole Scheidl  will be presenting the session: Living with Passion and...

Reduce Stress With These Ten Tips

Recent research has shown that chronic stress can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Quite literally, stress can kill you. Layer on top of that the fact that 70% of caregivers over 70 die before the individual they are caring for. This leads to the conclusion...

How Healthy Is Your Social Network?

Did you know that a poor or limited social network increases the risk of dementia by 60%?  That number should make you stop and think about your own social network. And if you care for or have someone in your life who suffers from dementia, you need to think about...