Our view of Alzheimer’s disease and the way it’s treated have been changing since it was first discovered in 1906. To stay on top of some of the newest facts and figures, read our list of 7 essential facts about Alzheimer’s disease.
- Dementia is not synonymous with Alzheimer’s disease.
A lot of people try and use these terms to describe the same thing.
April 7th marks an important awareness day that is celebrated worldwide every year since 1948. The World Health Organization (WHO) uses this day, known as World Health Day, to generate a greater amount of attention surrounding a specific disease or disorder. This year they have decided to highlight depression around the campaign titled “Let’s Talk.”
Sadly, depression affects over 300 million people globally, and due to the stigma surrounding mental illness, not everyone gets treatment for it. Read More
All this month for National Nutrition Month, we’ve been detailing the proper diet to ensure healthy aging. What we put into our bodies really matters as we age. This is especially important if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Specific nutrients and vitamins and minerals can help delay or relieve some of the symptoms. Read More
Last month, we taught you all about proper nutrition to take care of your heart. This was in celebration of American Heart Month. For March, we’re celebrating another similar topic. This month is National Nutrition Month, a thirty one day observance dedicated to healthy eating choices for your overall health, and not simply your heart health. Read More
In previous a blog celebrating American Heart Month, we detailed heart healthy habits to decrease your chances of getting some form of heart disease. We lightly touched on areas of your diet that, depending on the nutrient and the amount you consume, can either hurt or help your heart. Since it is still February and your heart health should always be a top priority, below is a more detailed look at 2 nutrients that are important to your overall well-being, but the amount consumed needs to be monitored. Read More
It’s that special time of the year again! In February, it’s hard not to imagine red, rosy cartoon hearts, as Valentine’s Day approaches. That’s why this month is the perfect month to celebrate American Heart Month. Last February we wrote about ways to improve your heart health. This year we intend to educate you about one of the leading conditions that can occur from heart disease. Read More
The New Year is a time to adjust and reshape some things in your life. We all have some areas that need to be improved, whether it’s our diet or our outlook on life. There are countless aspects to our lives, and it’s impossible to assume we have nothing to improve from any kind of resolution. Read More
The winter months can be challenging for anyone. The cold can really deplete our willpower to get up and moving. Plus, the lack of sunlight can drain our positive energy. Unfortunately, we’re not like bears, so we can’t just hibernate through these months. It’s important, especially for seniors, to be as active as possible and to prevent isolation. Read More