5 Steps to Improve Cognitive Function as we Age

By |2020-03-02T00:32:53+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Making Life Better|

We are all concerned, to some extent, about our cognitive health as we get older. With Dementia, primarily Alzheimer’s disease, affecting over 5 million Americans (according to the National Institute on Aging), every time we walk into a room and forget why, we get concerned that we are losing our edge. We all experience something [...]

Memory Error – A Short Film for Young People

By |2018-01-17T05:52:04+00:00January 17th, 2018|Senior Care, Health Care, Making Life Better|

The Peruvian Association for Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias [ Asociacion Peruana de Enfermedad de Alzheimer y Otras Demencias(APEAD) ] with Entel, created a clever short video entitled E-Alz. Memory Error. [Error de Memoria] to help young people understand the effects of Alzheimer’s. Memory Error is a short film for younger people, based on Victor Pizarro, [...]

Reducing Holiday Stress with Memory Impaired Loved Ones

By |2017-11-28T01:58:37+00:00November 27th, 2017|Senior Care|

Your whole family is gathered for dinner during the holidays. Your sister-in-law is playing a video to entertain her two boys. Your spouse is having an animated discussion with your brother about holiday-light displays. A timer is buzzing in the kitchen. Your teenage daughter tells you that your mother, who lives with Alzheimer’s, is upset. [...]

Rebecca Doig, Age 31, Pregnant with Alzheimer’s

By |2017-07-11T18:02:42+00:00July 11th, 2017|Making Life Better, Safety|

Healthcare Lessons from Both Sides of the World While we address healthcare coverage here in the US, there are a few lessons we can learn from two families – one along the eastern side of the U.S. and the other in the southern hemisphere in Sydney Australia. Rebecca and Scott Doig on their wedding day. [...]

Mick Carmody – Selfless Service Spanning the Globe

By |2017-06-12T18:15:07+00:00April 20th, 2017|Senior Care, Making Life Better, Safety|

Gotta love the human spirit that refuses to be beaten! After a misdiagnosis of epilepsy, Australian-based Mick Carmody writes, “I was diagnosed with a common form of dementia in people who are under the age of 65 called – fronto-temporal lobe dementia or FTD.” Mick Carmody surrounded by his family. L-R: son-in-law, daughter, wife, son, [...]

Go to Top