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By AH Danville, 8:00 am on June 14, 2023

Maintaining cognitive health during the senior years requires routinely exercising the brain. Various mental exercises stimulate multiple regions of the brain. The following activities encourage the development of additional communication pathways between neurons along with promoting new neuron development.  1. Puzzles Some seniors enjoy putting together jigsaw puzzles, which stimulates the visual center of the …

By AH Danville, 8:00 am on April 26, 2023

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the risk of household accidents and injuries increases. Still, you can modify the home environment to make it safer for your aging parent. In turn, your senior loved one with Alzheimer’s can keep living in the comfort of home with a measure of independence. Here are five strategies that can help. …

By AH Danville, 8:00 am on March 29, 2023

The first step in addressing your loved one’s dementia is to learn as much as you can about the condition. Dementia is a progressive brain disorder that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. There are several different types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, and Lewy body dementia. Understanding the symptoms, causes, and progression of …