This Is Us and Alzheimer's

The latest storyline on This Is Us will feel familiar to many with aging parents: the worry of whether the small moments of absentmindedness we observe from our parents may actually be indications of a larger decline in their health. The character, Randall, is one of Rebecca’s three adult children. In recent episodes, he has…

Alzheimer's Dementia Patient Listens to Music for Memories

If you are caring for a loved one with conditions that affect the memory and cognition, like Alzheimer’s or dementia, you know that they rely on you for activities to stimulate the mind, fill their days, and relieve stress. Planning and guiding your loved ones through activities can help slow the decline of motor skills…

(Original article from Reuters Health) Chocolate Improves Health, Prevents Alzheimer’s? Can Alzheimer’s be prevented by eating more chocolate?  According to a new study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, we may have an excuse to eat chocolate and not feel as guilty in our indulgences. Not only have studies been done on brain functionality…