Is Your Mom or Dad Getting Enough Sleep?

Is Your Mom or Dad Getting Enough Sleep?

How would you rate their sleep quality? Are they sleeping a lot during the day and then not very much at night? Are you worried that they are not well-rested when they wake up in the morning? Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for good brain health, yet many...
Tips for the Holidays

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,...
How Healthy Are Your Social Networks?

How Healthy Are Your Social Networks?

Social networks make a difference. And according to recent research we should be concerned about the state of our social networks. In June of 2019, Canadian pollster Angus Reid published detailed research revealing a portrait of social isolation in Canada. The study...

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...