Permanent Daylight Savings Time

Permanent Daylight Savings Time Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) believes Americans want to stop the “back-and-forth clock changing” that occurs every March when many states switch over to Daylight Saving Time (DST). So, Rubio and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), co-authored a bill to make DST the permanent time of the United States. On March 15, the … Continue reading “Permanent Daylight Savings Time”

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat Dr. Uma Naidoo, nutritional psychiatrist and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, says there’s one question that her patients repeatedly ask her: “How can I maximize the power of my brain?” After years of studying the intricate connection between the gut and the … Continue reading “Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat”

Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory

Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory If older adults were asked to list their top 10 worries, there’s a good chance that memory loss would rank near the top of the list. After all, it’s possible to make a mistake when something you know doesn’t surface in the moment you need it. So, it’s no … Continue reading “Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory”

Anti-Aging Foods! Stay Young With Food!

Anti-Aging Foods! Stay Young With Food! It is said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but did you know that apples along with other superfoods can support healthy aging? Nutritionists and health experts say the beverages and foods that we consume on a regular basis can make a difference in our health … Continue reading “Anti-Aging Foods! Stay Young With Food!”

Latest Coronavirus News

Latest Coronavirus News Public health authorities recently delivered some good news in the ongoing fight against coronavirus disease: The number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations dropped 53 percent, from January 15 to February 2. Unfortunately, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also reported COVID deaths are on the rise, averaging 2,404 … Continue reading “Latest Coronavirus News”

Alzheimer’s disease, there are several signs and symptoms to watch for!

Alzheimer’s disease, there are several signs and symptoms to watch for! Older adults who misplace their keys, forget an appointment, or miss a bill payment date once in a while may believe they are in the beginning stage of Alzheimer’s disease. Occasional forgetfulness, however, can be a normal part of aging. But, there is cause … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s disease, there are several signs and symptoms to watch for!”

What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ?

What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ? Ray Burow knew nothing about caregiving when she was thrust into that role after her elderly parent was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, Burow described herself as “ignorant”—like many others in her situation—about caregiving. She compared caregiving for someone with … Continue reading “What is getting in the way of caregiving for a loved one with ALZ?”

Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding

Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding Growing evidence suggests that a chemical widely used in industrial degreasing, dry cleaning products, shoe polish, and paint removers may be contributing to an increase in the number of Parkinson’s disease cases. The chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) is usually found where hazardous waste has been dumped and left out in the open … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding”

Staying Sharp Keeping Sharp, Brain Health As You Age

Staying Sharp Keeping Sharp, Brain Health As You Age Dr. Gary Small’s patient, Sharon, was afraid that she was developing Alzheimer’s disease, a condition her grandmother had when she was 79. The 46-year-old single mother of three teenagers was working full time and had been forgetting things, missing appointments, and finding it hard to focus … Continue reading “Staying Sharp Keeping Sharp, Brain Health As You Age”