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Prevention is the word of the day

2019-06-20T13:27:21-07:00

Federal health minister releases $50M dementia strategy Prevention is the word of the day. Health Minister Ginette Petipas Taylor, who has a mother suffering from dementia, happily announced a $ 50 million package for people suffering from dementia. The shot in the arm will focus on prevention, advancing therapies, and helping patients and caregivers [...]

Prevention is the word of the day2019-06-20T13:27:21-07:00

Prevalence and Monetary Costs of Dementia in Canada Part 2

2019-06-04T15:17:27-07:00

Population Health Expert Panel Larry W. Chambers, Christina Bancej and Ian McDowell, Editors Measurement of Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Dementia refers to progressive impairments in memory and other cognitive functions. A diagnosis of dementia is based on a pattern of signs symptoms such as the ten warning signs of dementia: Memory loss that affects day-to-day [...]

Prevalence and Monetary Costs of Dementia in Canada Part 22019-06-04T15:17:27-07:00

Dementia in Canada

2019-06-02T11:42:50-07:00

Dementia in Canada We are going to reproduce a paper written by the Population Health Expert Panel for the Canadian government. We hope that you find these informative and helpful. Larry W. Chambers, Christina Bancej and Ian McDowell, Editors Variability in Cognitive Aging There is a wide spectrum of types of cognitive impairment and dementia, [...]

Dementia in Canada2019-06-02T11:42:50-07:00

Don’t take chances with your brain health!

2019-04-18T11:55:10-07:00

Don’t take chances with your brain health! Fight cognitive decline with this guide from Harvard Medical School. Dear Reader, Do you sometimes have trouble remembering the name of your favorite movie? Or dinner plans with your spouse? Are you noticing that you’re having more difficulty finding your words? If so, it could be the result of normal [...]

Don’t take chances with your brain health!2019-04-18T11:55:10-07:00

A morning fitness routine that’s good for your brain, too

2019-03-22T13:17:27-07:00

By Stephanie Mansour, CNN Updated 5:58 AM ET, Thu March 21, 2019 (CNN)Cardiovascular exercise is good for blood flow, which benefits the body and the brain. Research shows that regular aerobic exercise appears to boost the size of the hippocampus. This is the part of the brain involved in learning [...]

A morning fitness routine that’s good for your brain, too2019-03-22T13:17:27-07:00

Brain Awareness Promotes Healthy Precautions

2019-03-14T14:11:14-07:00

By Ryan Lacoute   March 14, 2019 Although mental health awareness is rising in popularity, other aspects of brain health continue to be neglected. Brain health is covered by a wide range of topics and is influenced by a variety of factors. Each individual human body is, in part, a culmination of [...]

Brain Awareness Promotes Healthy Precautions2019-03-14T14:11:14-07:00

Aging and sleep: Making changes for brain health

2019-03-14T13:36:24-07:00

Aging and sleep: Making changes for brain health POSTED MARCH 11, 2019, 10:30 AM Margaret O’Connor, PhD, ABPP Contributor As a neuropsychologist, my research interests have focused on the link between sleep and cognitive health. As I have gotten older, I have personally come to appreciate the restorative power of [...]

Aging and sleep: Making changes for brain health2019-03-14T13:36:24-07:00

Importance of Vitamin A in the brain’s health

2017-11-30T00:15:31-07:00

Are you getting enough Vitamin A? Natural consumption of Vitamin A can improve chances of not getting Dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Cooked sweet potatoes and carrots, dried apricots, fresh cantaloupe and sweet red peppers, cooked dark green leafy veggies (kale). https://news.ubc.ca/2017/01/27/the-roots-of-alzheimers-disease-can-extend-as-far-back-as-the-womb/  

Importance of Vitamin A in the brain’s health2017-11-30T00:15:31-07:00

How to Exercise your brain

2017-09-22T15:29:48-07:00

Whether you're trying to get your brain back into shape or you just want to keep it as strong as it is now, it's not only easy to train your brain but it's now considered a part of what makes aging a lot more graceful and less forgetful. Get that gray matter up off your [...]

How to Exercise your brain2017-09-22T15:29:48-07:00
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