3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Medical Alert System

While it’s never going to be easy to watch one of your loved ones start to deteriorate over time, modern technology and medicine can certainly help lighten the weight on your shoulders.   If you have someone in your life who is suffering from something that makes...

The Rise of Pseudomedicine for Dementia and Brain Health

A recent article published online at the JAMA network looked at the rise of different therapies being promoted for dementia and brain health. In particular, the article took aim at the supplement market. The author argues, ‘the most common example of...

Guest Post: How to Take Care of a Parent with Dementia

Aging is an undeniable fact. Sooner or later, we are going to succumb to the calling of time, and with it, experience the inevitable deterioration of our bodies — with dementia being one of the most common health issues for the elderly. This is, however, more...

Alcohol Consumption Increases Dementia Risk

Alcohol consumption and dementia have a complex relationship. And the landscape is changing. In the past few years, research has been published suggesting: Red wine as part of the Mediterranean diet may lower dementia risk. Heavy drinking has been linked to increased...

Ten Dementia Warning Signs

How do I tell if my mom or dad has dementia? What are some of the warning signs? In this post I want to tell you about 10 warning signs that may indicate dementia is present. If you recognize them in your mom or dad, a trip to the doctor is warranted. Memory loss As...