Some readers will acknowledge the information going in one ear and out the other. Others will recall trying brain games diligently for only a week or two. The startling fact Alzheimer’s disease is ranked the sixth leading cause of death in the United States emphasizes the importance of improving Brain Health. Unfortunately Alzheimer’s is the… Read More


 Orders from seed catalogs are arriving in the mail. Hope abounds for the first sign of green under grow lights. A little water, a little fertilizer, some nice words (Grow! Darn it!) are said. Hope abounds for the first sign of life. Vigilance is in place. In Winter consider…are your immunizations up to date? Are… Read More


As you age, remember forgetfulness is not an indicator of cognitive decline. It means you need to stay on top of the game by adding a variety of memory skills to daily routines. Staying sharp in the senior years is not unreasonable; in fact, it is a necessary element to keep the mind active and… Read More


Molly is blind in one eye, can’t see out of the other (well, maybe shadows), is stone deaf after multiple years of being told one word commands, and exhibits traits of dementia. Just the other day Molly landed on her head when missing the front step, resulting in a comical somersault. She shook her embarrassment… Read More


“Celebrate” doesn’t seem quite appropriate when every 70 seconds a person is diagnosed as having Alzheimer’s. The fifth leading cause of death in the United States, it is the only one without a cure. Memory Loss presents a constant challenge for communication. Studies show 90% of the words spoken to people with advanced Alzheimer’s are… Read More