Tag Archive for: brain health

What is normal cognitive aging?

How do you know if lapses in memory are a sign of normal aging or something more concerning?

How do I know if I have dementia?

Diagnosing dementia is a complicated and multifaceted endeavor. Neuropsychologists can play an integral part.

Understanding dementia

Alzheimer’s Disease isn’t the only condition that causes dementia; other causes can impact brain health, too.

One family’s experience with stroke and beyond

A stroke can be life-changing for the patient and loved ones. For one family, the journey has required resilience and faith.

What is a stroke?

Our brains need a consistent flow of blood and oxygen. Which is precisely why strokes can be so dangerous.

Acute stroke: critical emergency steps

Every second counts in the aftermath of a stroke, and medical professionals must act quickly to save lives.

7 tips for stroke prevention

As many as 80 percent of strokes are preventable, provided we humans take good care of ourselves.

How different strokes impact different brain functions

Strokes can happen anywhere in the brain. Where they occur can dictate the symptoms a patient experiences.

BE FAST: How a mnemonic is improving stroke awareness

Awareness and a speedy response are keys to minimizing the consequences of a stroke. One mnemonic can help.

How SLPs help people with autism communicate better

Speech language pathologists specialize in helping kids communicate. For individuals with autism, their work can be critical.