5 Benefits of Exercise for the Brain & Overall Health

5 Benefits of Exercise for the Brain & Overall Health

Jun 27 2017

Our thanks to Nicci Kobritz for contributing this article.

Exercise may be more important than you think. Aside from benefiting your physical health, exercise—research shows—packs numerous cognitive benefits. Below, we’re covering the best benefits prolonged exercise has on your brain.

#1: Exercise Improves Executive Functions

Your brain’s executive functions are higher-level thinking skills. These skills include task switching,
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Making a Connection with Those with Dementia

Making a Connection with Those with Dementia

Mar 08 2017

Our thanks to author Susan Garbett for contributing this article.

The media and some commercials would have us believe that Alzheimer’s is just a disease of memory. We know it can also affect perception, behavior, personality, language dysfunction, visual and motor skills, and much more. Being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s should not be looked as an immediate
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Is My Forgetfulness Normal?

Is My Forgetfulness Normal?

Dec 21 2016

Our thanks to Cheryl Brandi, DNSc, ARNP, NP-C of the Roskamp Institute Clinic for contributing this article. 

We all have those moments where we forget someone’s name, or where we put the car keys. These “senior moments” are understood to be part of the normal aging process. However, at what point should one be
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Reducing Risk for Alzheimers Disease!

Reducing Risk for Alzheimers Disease!

Nov 30 2016

Our thanks to Dr. Julio Cantero, Medical Director for the Center for Brain Health for contributing this article.  The Center for Brain Health and Youthful Aging Home Health are a part of a team of visiting professionals who complement the Alderman Oaks Staff in serving our residents.

Many of us are worried about memory loss.  We
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It’s a New Year for Caregiving

It’s a New Year for Caregiving

Oct 31 2016

Our thanks to Julie Cook Downing, Founder of Caregivers’ Comfort Creations, LLC for contributing this article.  Julie is a valuable resource to the community in providing products, programs, and services to individuals, families, and professionals faced with the challenges of caregiving.

CAREGIVING IS QUITE POSSIBLY THE HARDEST JOB IN THE WORLD™ and if you are fortunate to be reading this
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