The diet that I recommend most often for brain health is called the MIND diet. It's a combination of a Mediterranean style diet and the DASH diet which is a low salt diet. It’s easy to follow for most people and doesn't involve any fancy foods or supplements.
Dr. Didyk interviews Dr. Adrian Wagg, Geriatrician and Professor of continence studies.
Coronavirus is transmitted through respiratory droplets, and causes mild symptoms in about 80% of cases, but appears to be more likely to cause serious illness or death in older adults. Avoiding contact with others and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are important strategies to get through the pandemic safely.
Think the flu shot is ineffective? That it can give you the flu? Get the facts!
Alzheimer's disease has no cure, and the medications that we currently prescribe increase a chemical called acetylcholine, which can help with some Alzheimer’s symptoms. Their effects are modest at best, and even on medication, progression of the dementia is inevitable.
In this article I'll explain why wandering can happen in a person with dementia, present some of the warning signs that a person with dementia may be at risk of getting lost as well as tips to try to prevent the person from becoming disoriented and going missing.
An overview of cognitive enhancers. We'll talk about when to start, how to start, when not to start, what to add, when to stop and when not to stop.
Unfortunately, older adults are a common target for fraudsters. With almost half of those over 65 reporting having been targeted. In the US older adults are cheated out of 3 billion dollars a year by scammers. Con artists can show up as door-to-door salespeople, robo callers, telemarketers, by email and regular mail. This doesn't even consider the fraud and theft that can occur at the hands of family members. In this article, I’ll share the top five scams that you need to be aware of an...