Memory

Learning How to Learn: Improve Cognitive Function with These Tips
Credit: iStock.com/KatarzynaBialasiewicz Keeping a busy and active mind is essential to healthy aging. But I’ve noticed—and I’m sure you have, too—that the motivation to learn new information wanes with age. It can be easy to say, “Hey, I... Read More
Glen Campbell: The Country Legend’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Disease
Credit: iStock.com/Eraxion Country legend Glen Campbell will always be remembered fondly by his fans for such hits as “Rhinestone Cowboy.” But for many of his fans who suffer with dementia, his greatest legacy will be his decision to become the ... Read More
How to Identify Normal Memory Lapses
Credit: iStock.com/MangoStar_Studio Remember the last time you forgot where you parked, or drew a blank when having to name your daughter’s new boyfriend? It was probably pretty embarrassing at the time. Maybe it even prompted you or a loved one t... Read More
Resistance Training: The Secret to Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss?
When I look around my gym, I see all types of people. There are teenagers trying to put some muscle on their skinny frames, right up to senior citizens working on strength and mobility with resistance training exercises. But for the most part, what I... Read More
Dementia Pugilistica: Causes and Symptoms of Punch-Drunk Syndrome
A far too common head injury among athletes of contact sports can lead to dementia pugilistica. This form of dementia is known as punch-drunk syndrome, as it occurs after a prolonged period of concussions. It can go unnoticed for many years before si... Read More
Fight Memory Loss in Your Sleep with Pink Noise
If you’ve been experiencing memory loss as an older adult, there may be a solution so easy you can do it in your sleep! It’s called “pink noise.” As you begin to age, your ability to retain strong memories decreases. There are cer... Read More
Can Halloween Candy Protect Your Memory?
It’s Halloween and that means one thing: you’re probably going to eat some chocolate. I know I will; I absolutely love the stuff! And while we all worry about dentist bills (just remember to brush) and excess calories, here’s some good news: ch... Read More
Watching TV Could Boost Your Cognitive Health
Being a couch potato isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, new research shows it can actually be rather healthy! Most people love to laugh. It feels good, creates a positive memory, and is one of the best physical expressions of sheer enjoyment. And a... Read More
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