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Early Memory Loss Shows up in Everyday Speech

It’s normal to pause during speech to think about what you’re going to say, and as people age, it’s quite common to have a little more difficulty retrieving some words during a ... Read More

Eating a Mediterranean Diet Could Help You Fight Dementia

The Mediterranean diet is a diet that is low in red meat and processed foods and high in fruit, vegetables, and olive oil. Alzheimer’s disease is caused when beta-amyloid plaques and ... Read More

5 Ways Seniors Can Get a Better Night's Sleep

Many senior adults have irregular sleep patterns caused by anything from poor habits to medication side effects. And while you can’t control everything surrounding your sleeping, there ... Read More

Artificial Intelligence Could Be Used to Predict Alzheimer's Disease

Over the past decade, science has made huge strides in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). We see it in our cars, our games, and even our homes. In a Read More

How to Help Your Senior Mom If She Has Asthma

Many seniors who have asthma weren’t diagnosed until later in life. An estimated 6 percent of seniors aged 75 and older suffer from asthma. If your senior mom has asthma, there are a few ... Read More

Living with an Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

Getting a life-changing diagnosis can be difficult, and truer words were never spoken than when it comes to being diagnosed with Read More

Alzheimer's Signs Seen in Chimpanzees for the First Time

We are still not sure if other animals suffer from dementia. However, for the very first time, Read More

World's Senior Population Expected to "Boom" by 2050

Currently, people ages 65 and older make up a little less than 9 percent of the population worldwide. A new report commissioned by the Read More

Staying Socially Connected Helps Alzheimer's Patients and Their Caregivers

Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be very isolating. The situation may make some family and friends feel uncomfortable, and talking about it can be ... Read More

The Best Vitamins and Minerals for Seniors

One of the easiest ways you can make sure you Read More