Tag Archive for: dementia

Broadening the understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease

In this Q&A, Dr. Heather Snyder discusses Alzheimer’s Disease research and enumerates efforts to raise awareness about the disorder.

Former Justice O’Connor: A leader in dementia awareness

Sandra Day O’Connor was more than just the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. She was a fierce advocate for dementia awareness.

The connection between intellectual activity and brain health

Being intellectually engaged may benefit the brain, which means it’s important to learn and practice new skills.

Newest BrainBeat podcast offers tips for dementia caregivers

The latest BrainBeat podcast features Dr. Maureen O’Connor and spotlights the difficult journeys of dementia caregivers.

7 tips for navigating holidays with a loved one who has dementia

The holidays are upon us, and taking certain steps can help make the experience easier for loved ones with dementia.

When age is really just a number

SuperAgers are people who are over 80 years old with the cognition of a 50- or 60-year-old. How did they get that way?

What not to miss at the 43rd annual NAN Conference

The 43rd annual NAN Conference will be packed with informative sessions and research about brain science.

Three decades of fighting for brain health

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has spent more than three decades fighting for brain health in Congress. Here’s why.

Do brain training games really work?

Brain training games allege they can help people improve cognition and keep their minds sharp. But can they?

Physical activity a key to brain health

Being physically active is critically important for general health, heart health, and brain health, too.