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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...read more
Have you been skimping on sleep thinking that you’re gaining more from your waking hours? Let’s face it! You have been fooling yourself all this time. Scientific evidence suggests that depriving the mind off sleep distorts the way it functions. The truth is,...read more
What is the Caregiver Burden? You may have heard about or read the term caregiver burden. You may have wondered what exactly that refers to. The caregiver burden is a term used to describe the physical, emotional, and financial costs of providing care. It is used to...read more
What is Cognitive Stimulation Therapy?
Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) is a series of mental exercises that stimulate the brain. Because of the concept of brain plasticity, we know the brain can continue to grow as we age. The key question for many of us is how do we make that happen? Read More.
How Do I Create Dementia Care That Is Meaningful and Engaging?
Individual programming is the key to creating dementia care that is meaningful and engaging for individuals and their families. Every individual has their own interests and abilities and that doesn’t change with a diagnosis of dementia. Read More.
How Do I Live a Healthy Lifestyle That Supports My Brain?
If you want to build a lifestyle that supports your brain health, it is a good idea to begin with thinking about your motivation and goals. Where are you at with respect to brain health and more importantly…what are your goals for the future? Read More.
How Do I Build Cognitive Resilience?
Early educational experiences have an impact on dementia risk later in life. Learning reduces dementia risk – so create a love for it that will last your whole life through. Read More.