Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Linked to Stress

Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Linked to Stress

Over the years, many studies have looked at the effects of stress on people, specifically, what effect chronic stress might have on cognitive function. When we are stressed, our bodies release a hormone called cortisol, or the “stress hormone”. Most of the recent...
A Potential Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Shows Promise

A Potential Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Shows Promise

In the United States, one in ten people age 65 and older currently has Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. Changes in the brain due to these cognitive diseases can begin several years before any symptoms actually start to appear, so getting a diagnosis and...
Joyful Senior-Friendly Holiday Activities

Joyful Senior-Friendly Holiday Activities

The holidays present a very special time for families, and they’ll be an excellent opportunity for you to bond with your loved ones. Even for older adults with limitations like Alzhiemer’s, this can be a joyous occasion if executed well, and the following tips will...