Frontotemporal dementia, also known as Pick’s disease, is an uncommon form of dementia that, while rare overall, is a significant cause of dementia in those under the age of 65.
Men and women develop this condition at equal rates, and diagnoses... Read More
It can be challenging to care for an elderly parent in need of daily attention.
Approximately ten million Americans are currently serving as caregivers for a parent with Alzheimer’s, or another form of dementia. As the population ages, these nu... Read More
As the old saying goes—a mind is a terrible thing to waste. The mind is an essential, yet fragile, component of the human body.
We need it on a daily basis, and rely on it to aid us in making choices that will affect the rest of our lives. But what... Read More
Your heart and your brain are intimately connected. In fact, I don’t know if you’re aware of this, but there is a whole field of medicine and scientific research devoted to this relationship called neurocardiology. And recently, I came across som... Read More
Getting a lot of attention in recent years, depression is stepping out from the shadows in which it previously lurked. Nobody is immune to it, and a new study says that for older adults who begin to suffer depression, there might be something else at... Read More
Your home is your temple. But what happens when you start to forget where things are in your temple, such as your TV remote or your keys? What if you’re also unable to perform simple household tasks, like doing your laundry, washing the dishes, or ... Read More
Robin Williams was an American comedy legend. For more than 30 years, he kept America laughing with his standup routines, television shows, and hit movies. Last August, he tragically took his own life at his home in California. Although it’s hard t... Read More
It’s not hard to get caught up in stressful situations. Maybe it’s your family giving you a hard time, you’ve got a major project at work, your health is in jeopardy, the little daily pressures are just adding up—whatever it is, the stress is... Read More