Tag Archives: Dementia

Five ways to prevent dementia that involve a simple lifestyle change

Diet, exercise and socializing are just a few of the ways people can prevent dementia, new World Health Organization guidelines suggest. Yes, it’s that simple: making changes to your lifestyle can mitigate the risks of developing the terrible disease. “What is good for our heart, is also good for our brain,” WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom… Read More »

The New Old Age: Dementia Is Getting Some Very Public Faces

The spouses arriving for the Wednesday afternoon caregivers’ class at the Penn Memory Center in Philadelphia had something on their minds even before Alison Lynn, the social worker leading the session, could start the conversation. A few days before, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor had released a letter announcing that she’d been diagnosed… Read More »