Chartwell Hosts Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop

Chartwell retirement residences focus on “Making Lives Better”.   As part of Chartwell’s commitment to brain health, they are hosting the Fit Minds Cognitive Care Blueprint Workshop.   The two-hour workshop will take place at the RA Centre...

Cleaner Air, Clearer Mind

Improving quality of life is important to do for a loved one living with dementia. Recent research has shown that the brains of Alzheimer’s patients contain high levels of a mineral called magnetite. Interestingly, this mineral is also found in dirty air. It is not...

Managing Dementia

Can you live with dementia? Can you manage its effects so that quality of life remains?   In the literature on dementia a new emphasis is beginning to emerge. The emphasis is on living with and managing the effects of dementia.   As the dementia drug trials...

Lifestyle Changes Can Fight Dementia

Scientific research is showing us again and again that lifestyle changes can make a difference in brain health. Lifestyle changes can slow cognitive decline among older healthy individuals. The first randomized, controlled trial of its kind, the FINGER study led by...