Posts Tagged ‘dementia’

 

Fear dementia? Your diet, weight more important than genes, experts say

By Marni Jameson, The Orlando Sentinel on Jan. 26, 2012, at 1:12 p.m.
Anyone who has a close relative with Alzheimer’s shares the same worry: Am I next? However, a growing body of research indicates that our lifestyles — particularly what we eat and whether we’re obese — play a greater role than our genes in determining our brain health as we age. …
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iPad helps elderly remember, socialize

By By Walter Pacheco, The Orlando Sentinel on Oct. 04, 2011, at 2:13 p.m.
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. — The newest arrival at Health Central Park nursing home is barely a year old, but it’s already making an impact with the elderly. The west Orange County, Fla., nursing home is using Apple iPad 2 tablets to jump-start residents’ memory, mobility and social skills that have …
 
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