The summer is the perfect time to get out and be active. There are plenty of things to do when the days are longer and warmer. In fact, if you want some ideas, you can read our latest blog here. However, it’s also important to monitor your body temperature and your hydration level, while you’re doing all of these activities. Read More
June 21st is when you can officially state that summer has started. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get outside and enjoy this fine weather now. In fact, it’s better if you start taking advantage of the higher temperatures and spend some time in the sun! But you don’t have to just stand outside and collect the rays. Read More
The ability to communicate is a skill we learned from a young age, much like riding a bike or tying our shoes. However, unlike those previous examples, communication isn’t some skill that we learn once and never have to work at it again. There are numerous scenarios that require different approaches to communication in order to have a much more effective conversation, based on who we are talking to. Read More
The month of May is a wonderful reminder that summer is on its way and that the nice weather is here to stay. For some people, that means getting outside to do some gardening, going on a bike ride, or maybe extra walks during the week. Nice weather tends to make us more active. Read More
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