Archive for Alzheimer’s

Early Alzheimer’s or Senior Moment?

Reading about Dr. Kirk Daffner’s work gave me some clarification about whether forgetfulness could be early Alzheimer’s or whether it was just a senior moment. Dr. Daffner, a Harvard brain specialist, offers some tips to help us know when to seek medical help. “If someone has reduced or slowed ability to retrieve names of friends [...]

Mother’s Day Myriad of Emotions

As we approach Mother’s Day, what thoughts and feelings are coming up for you? Mother’s Day is one that is full of emotions for me. I became a mother on Mother’s Day.  That was exciting to wake up in labor…I was overdue and sad that I wouldn’t be a mother in time.  The night before [...]

Alzheimer’s – Early Detection Makes a Difference

  Recently,  Suzanne Holman International became a member of the Alzheimer's Association Early Detection Alliance.  It's an honor to have our company be part of this group that is helping to spread awareness of Alzheimer's disease.   The goal of the Alzheimer's Early Detection Alliance is to educate everyone about the major warning signs of [...]

Avoid the Dinosaur Syndrome and Extinction

We all know the demise of the dinosaurs … they became extinct! Think of the anatomy of the dinosaur.  They were huge creatures and had very small brains. Ironic that what research is showing us is that as our bodies get more and more overweight, our brains get smaller.  Dr. Daniel Amen came up with [...]

Nelson Dellis, USA Memory Champion!

Not only does this twenty-six-year-old graduate student at the University of Miami have a fabulous memory due to lots of effort in developing it, he is training to climb Mt Everest next year. Nelson Dellis's  grandmother died of Alzheimer's disease and the climb up Mt. Everest will earn money for research to help find a [...]

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