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Great Video Website for Memory, Aging, Alzheimer's and Caregivers by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 2:16am I just discovered this website at theUCSF Memory and Aging Center. The web site is a composite of easy to view video's designed to help people better understand Alzheimer's, dementia and includes caregiver tips. When you enter the website you can click a play list to see all the available content. The site uses YouTube as the delivery system ma ... Read on »
Do Elders Gain Rosier Memories with Age? by Ronni B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 6:37pm For the past decade or so, Crabby Old Lady has been aware that she thinks differently than when she was young and she responds differently to emotional situations – good and bad. She thinks it is interesting to note these changes, but there is not much information available to help her understand them. Mostly that’s due to lack of research in ... Read on »
Research suggests low-carb is the way to go for those seeking to preserve their memory as they age by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 2:59pm Many individuals would like to live to a ripe old age, but at the same time dread the thought of losing their mental capabilities as they do this. One nutritional strategy that may well have some merit in preserving the function of the ageing brain is to ensure a good intake of omega-3 fats, especially [...] Read on »
Memory: Can We Keep It As We Age? by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:32pm Which do you like best – being entertained or learning new information? Can’t decide? Maybe you know but just don't remember! Help is on the way. In the book The Memory Advantage: Improve Your Memory, Mood, and Confidence Throughout life, you get both. Read on »
Schizandra on Dr. Oz Featured For Anti-Aging, Energy, Memory & Other Health Benefits by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Sun 08 Apr 2012 2:57pm Schizandra Berry Extract (aka Schisandra ) was featured on The Dr. Oz Show this week along with our friend Chris Kilham from Medicine Hunter . Chris and Doctor Oz touted Schizandra as a “life changing miracle pill for anti-aging that can help you feel more energized, boost your energy, sharpen memory and look and feel younger.” Schizandra ... Read on »
Partial Memories – Why Does The Memory Weaken With Age? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 04 Jul 2010 5:59pm Why do intellectual performances decrease with age? Recent studies show that an important role in this process has the decreased communication between different parts of the brain that occurs with age. More specifically, the intellect...  Read on »
memory in middle age and beyond by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:03pm Much has been written about how to improve your memory. With normal aging, and for those without 9 - 5 jobs, we are at risk for losing parts of our memory. As we age, our bodies decrease the amount of the chemicals. Many hormones affect the ability of our brain to function effectively. Dopamine effects our “context processing” or our abilit ... Read on »
Do You Have the Most Vivid Memories from Your Life from Age 15 to 25? by Gretchen R. Patient Expert Posted Mon 04 Feb 2013 9:16am I don’t have much time to write, because I’m leaving for L.A. in an hour–I’m going to be on The Talk on Tuesday, which will be a lot of fun. Tune in! I’ll also get to see my sister and her family, which will be a real treat. I was very intrigued by this observation in Jennifer Senior’s piece in New York magazine, Why You Truly Never Lea ... Read on »
memory in middle age and beyond by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:47am Much has been written about how to improve your memory. With normal aging, and for those without 9 - 5 jobs, we are at risk for losing parts of our memory. As we age, our bodies decrease the amount of the chemicals. Many hormones affect the ability of our brain to function effectively. Dopamine effects our “context processing” or our ability ... Read on »