What can you do to reduce the risk of dementia?  The science shows ... a lot!  For this month's group activity, gather together to review the 9 Risk Factors for dementia shown in the graphic below.  Then, pick 3 factors and discuss actionable steps you can take today to help your brains age successfully: Education. Hypertension. [...]
What if I told you we could cut dementia rates across the world by a whopping third? We can. And it has little to do with genetics, and everything to do with how we live. The Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care recently released online a comprehensive report on the evidence for reducing [...]
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Our Top Picks That Caught Our Eye Recently: Close Friends and Loving Relationships Keep the Brain Strong | Having a vibrant social life may protect your brain as you age, according to a new report from AARP’s Global Council on Brain Health. (Source: AARP | Beth Howard). Sisters are Doing it for Themselves: The Retired Women [...]
Dr. Green to Present at ICAA Pre Conference in Orlando, FL on Wednesday, October 11th. Beginning at 9am Dr. Green alongside panel experts Stacey Judge, Theresa Perry, Carol Cummings, Peggy Bargmann, Andrew Tubman will be speaking on Brain Health: The ROI of Cognitive Wellness in Active Aging. Click HERE for more information. Leading Age Annual Meeting [...]
Get Active for The Longest Day! Add a quick brain boosting exercise to your calendar this month that is good for brains everywhere! This Wednesday June 21st marks the Alzheimer's Association's annual The Longest Day event, which honors the work of caregivers, for whom every day is the longest day.  Already taking part in The [...]
What Makes It Difficult to Age in Place with Dementia? New Study Sheds Light What: Although aging in place may be optimal, a variety of factors can make it quite difficult for individuals with memory challenge to remain at home. A small yet elegant study published this month in the Geriatric Nursing Journal explored the [...]
Study Suggests Worldwide Dementia Rates Declining, Perhaps Due to Lifestyle What: A recent review of epidemiological research on worldwide rates suggests a downward trend in the prevalence and incidence of dementia. Researchers used data from 14 large studies looking at the prevalence (9 studies) and incidence (5 studies) from Europe, Asia, the US and Africa. [...]
Dr. Green to Present at ICAA Pre Conference in Orlando, FL on Wednesday, October 11th. Beginning at 9am Dr. Green alongside panel experts Stacey Judge, Theresa Perry, Carol Cummings, Peggy Bargmann, Andrew Tubman will be speaking on Brain Health: The ROI of Cognitive Wellness in Active Aging. Click HERE for more information. Leading Age Annual Meeting [...]
Our Top Picks That Caught Our Eye Recently: 56-Year-Old Father of 5 Copes with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s by Helping Others | Brian Kursonis was working as a financial analyst managing 401ks in Charlotte, North Carolina, last year when things started to seem fuzzy. He was at his desk reviewing spreadsheets when he thought maybe he’d fallen asleep. | [...]
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