Information and useful news about different pathologies, illnesses, and disorders that affect seniors: Cognitive deterioration, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, dementia, loss of mobility, etc. Different professionals show us the latest news, and advancements, and help us understand the senior health.

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5 Reasons to Hold A Post-Retirement Job: Life After Retirement

Most seniors do not consider working past retirement age because retirement is your time to relax and enjoy life at an easy-going pace. While the […]

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Music therapy improves quality of life for Parkinson's patients

Music Therapy Improves Quality Of Life For Parkinson’s Patients

A thesis defended by Maria Luisa Sanchez at the Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (in Spain) shows that music therapy improves the quality of […]

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how to help a loved one live with Parkinson's

How to help a loved one live with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological deterioration that affects motor skills, but this illness doesn’t stop there. It also causes huge emotional changes that loved ones […]

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how to take care of someone with Alzheimer's

How to Take Care of Someone with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that slowly damages the cognitive skills of the person suffering. With time, the disease incapacitates the patient to the […]

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Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors

Brain changes due to poor sleep increases stroke and dementia risks in seniors Sleep disturbance in elderly persons is associated with brain changes such as […]

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Solving the Brain Fitness Puzzle Is the Key to Self-Empowered Aging | SharpBrains

Solving the Brain Fitness Puzzle Is the Key to Self-Empowered Aging | SharpBrains

Solving the Brain Fitness Puzzle Is the Key to Self-Empowered Aging | SharpBrains Kelly, age 75, has been retired for a while. She stopped exer­cis­ing […]

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Brain fitness in the elderly

Brain fitness in the elderly

In today’s society, brain fitness is becoming more and more popular. Brain games are important for everyone of all ages, especially for senior citizens. Why? […]

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A few brain training sessions may help seniors stay sharp for a decade

A few brain training sessions may help seniors stay sharp for a decade

A few brain training sessions may help seniors stay sharp for a decade. Older adults who trained with brief courses of brain exercises showed improvements […]

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A good mood may boost seniors’ brain power

A good mood may boost seniors’ brain power

A good mood may boost seniors’ brain power. When older people’s mood improves, so does their brain power, new research suggests. Being in a good […]

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Hearing loss accelerates brain function decline in older adults

Hearing loss accelerates brain function decline in older adults

Hearing loss accelerates brain function decline in older adults. Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older […]

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Menopausal brain fog really does exist

Menopausal brain fog really does exist

Menopausal brain fog really does exist. Roughly two-thirds of women complain of forgetfulness or “brain fog” during menopause. Now two new studies add to the […]

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Why it’s harder for aging brain to make new memories

Why it’s harder for aging brain to make new memories

Mouse study looks at why it’s harder for aging brain to make new memories. New research suggests that just as cluttered and fragmented files in […]

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Even older patients can improve following intensive brain training for aphasia

Even older patients can improve following intensive brain training for aphasia

Even older patients can improve following intensive brain training for aphasia. Older adults who have suffered from aphasia for a long time can nevertheless improve […]

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Researchers zeros in on cognitive difficulties associated with menopause

Researchers zeros in on cognitive difficulties associated with menopause

Researchers zeros in on cognitive difficulties associated with menopause. The memory problems that many women experience in their 40s and 50s as they approach and […]

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