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How Does Music Benefit the Brain?

By |2022-02-01T11:32:07-04:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

The potential benefits of music to the human brain are enormous. Besides relieving stress, music improves the human body by lowering the heart rate and blood pressure and enhancing brain functions. Those who listen to music regularly have [...]

Cognitive and Physical Activity Reduce Your Risk for Dementia

By |2022-02-01T11:29:04-04:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

Regular physical activity helps reduce the risk of dementia. Cardiovascular exercise elevates the heart rate and improves memory and thinking, two of the key risk factors for dementia. In addition to improving memory and thinking, aerobic exercise also [...]

How Does the Brain Protect Itself Against Cognitive Decline

By |2022-02-01T11:25:49-04:00March 16th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

As we age, our brains become increasingly unable to cope with physical and mental challenges. The prefrontal cortex and hippocampus shrink and myelin-covered axons are degraded. Our arteries narrow and our blood flow becomes reduced. Despite the aging [...]

Five Healthy Lifestyle Factors Associated With Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

By |2022-02-01T11:22:25-04:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

A study conducted by the National Institute on Aging shows that older adults who practiced at least four of the five healthy lifestyle factors had a 60 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease. The results were consistent [...]

Lack of Sleep May Increase the Risk of Dementia

By |2022-02-01T11:19:19-04:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

The lack of sleep may increase the risk of dementia. However, the research found that a person's sleeping habits may not be the cause. Instead, the lack of sleep might be one of the causes. It is not [...]

Is Blood Pressure Variability Associated With an Increased Risk of Dementia

By |2022-02-01T11:16:35-04:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

A long-term study conducted by Monash University and researchers at the University of Chicago found that high blood pressure variability was associated with an increased risk of dementia. The researchers suggest that a patient's blood pressure may vary [...]

Can COVID-19 Cause Long-Term Cognitive Deficits?

By |2022-02-01T11:13:52-04:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

Can COVID-19 cause long-term cognition deficits? has been a question that has been asked by scientists for a long time. Although there is not a definitive answer, researchers believe that it can. People suffering from COVID-19 often experience [...]

Ways to Support a Person With Dementia in Cold Weather

By |2022-02-01T11:10:37-04:00February 9th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

Despite the chilly weather, there are many ways to support a person with dementia. The first is to be sure that the person is wearing warm clothes. As the temperatures drop, they may not be able to reach [...]

Why Women Are Our Best Bet in Alzheimer’s Research

By |2022-02-01T11:07:16-04:00February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

The importance of finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease is clear, but there has been a lack of research on the subject. Luckily, women are increasingly taking on leadership roles in the field, and many researchers are taking [...]

Why Alzheimer’s Disease Is Called Type 3 Diabetes

By |2022-01-04T11:40:03-04:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Alzheimer's assisted living, dementia care near me, Louisville Memory Care, memory care near me|Tags: , , , |

Why is Alzheimer’s Disease called Type 3 Diabetes? Because in time the disease progresses from a slow start to the final stages. This type of diabetes is a progressive disease. In time you will find that your body [...]

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