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:...

Guest Post: How to Keep Your Brain Alive when You Reach Sixty-Five

As we’re getting older, our mental capacity and functionality wane. Although these processes don’t affect everybody the same way, our cognitive functions change over the course of years. The good news is that we can play an active role in keeping our brain fit. In the...

Vitamin D and Brain Health

Vitamin D is important for brain health. While we know from the research that insufficient levels of Vitamin D increase dementia risk, new research shows low levels also impact brain structure.  The Queensland research showed that insufficient Vitamin D impacted the...