Archive for Dementia

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 [...]

CNN headline today about Fish Oil – not effective?

"Fish oil ingredient doesn't slow Alzheimer's"   Headline article today, CNN At a glance one would think that it is time to forget about taking Omega 3's. BUT – notice that the headline says "doesn't slow Alzheimer's"….. The study described in today's article was done with people in their 70's already showing signs of Alzheimer's/dementia. [...]

Does Brain Stimulation Really Increase the Rate of Decline for Alzheimer’s?

“Doing puzzles could speed up dementia” “Brain Exercise may worsen existing Alzheimer’s” “Why you shouldn’t play mentally stimulating games” These are recent headlines after results came out from a new study.  These headlines distorted the study statistics quite a bit. Published in Neurology by Dr. Wilson from the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, this new study showed [...]

Feeding Your Brain to Avoid Alzheimer’s

Do you feel as though you just don't have time to prepare healthy meals? Do you think that it is too expensive to eat the most nutritious food? Thursday I have the pleasure of being the featured guest for the National Association of Boomer Business Women. I'll be sharing ways to feed your brain to [...]

Long Distance Care of a Parent

This week on The Ageless Woman Teleseminar Program Four years ago, alarmed by her then 83-year-old mother’s stark personality change (from highly functional to nasty freakishness) and her dramatic shift in mobility, Renée Barnow set sail on the unknown waters of elder care. As the oldest and only daughter, Renée became more the executive of [...]

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