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dementia

Sweet or tart, cherries are magical

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this remarkable fruit.

Patient Story

‘I love you to pieces’

Life-like companion pets bring joy to nursing home residents.

Caring for the caregiver

While tending loved ones is a blessing, make sure to reserve energy for your own well-being. A psychotherapist shares her top tips for how to find the balance.

Less stress, better brain health

Try these four Zen tricks from a neuropsychologist to keep your cognition on track.

COVID-19 and dementia: Tips for caregivers

A neuropsychologist advises patience and empathy with loved ones. And be kind to yourself.

Eat your way to a better brain

A good diet rich in these 10 foods may keep your memory and cognitive function in tip-top shape.

Patient Story

‘He was such a giver’

In the wake of the pandemic, the Renucci Hospitality House provides a gathering place for a family to say goodbye to a loving father.

Alzheimer’s testing—a must, or a maybe?

There's no hard and fast rule on cognitive tests, but there's no doubt positive changes now help prevent dementia later.

A dementia-Parkinson’s gene?

Memory and thinking skills may decline faster in Parkinson's patients who have a high-risk gene variant.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

Illiteracy—a dementia risk?

The ability to read and write allows people to engage in 'cognitively enriching' activities that exercise the brain.

Deep sleep—cleansing for the brain

A good, long snooze allows your brain to purge waste products such as beta-amyloid, a protein associated with dementia.