Category Archives: Aging Gracefully

9 Lifestyle Changes That May Reduce Dementia Risk

Do you know that you can prevent cognitive decline through lifestyle interventions? As hightlighted by a new research study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017), lifestyle changes can reduce the risk of dementia. The data reported at AAIC 2017 included new studies that highlight the impact of race and socioeconomic status… Read More »

You Don’t Have To Lose Your Memory As You Age

Memory plays a very important role in your health. To make sure you have a memory that is strong, learn everything and anything, while you are still able to, about making the brain stronger. This blog will provide you with the information about enhancing memory that you need. Mental activities, continuing education and reading are the… Read More »

Communicating With People With Dementia

One of the biggest obstacles that caregivers tend to face with Alzheimer’s patients is communication. As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the communication skills of a person will gradually decline. It becomes increasingly difficult for that individual to communicate in the way they once did. Eventually, the patient will have more difficulty expressing thoughts and emotions. Some… Read More »

Old is GOLD

A woman gardens at the East Ridge retirement village in Florida on Oct 9. The world is now facing an ageing population and by 2050, it’s predicted that about 1.5 billion people will be aged 65 or older. Ms Schneider imagines that such a world would make it illegal for children to abandon their elderly… Read More »