Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Training Your Brain to Stay Fit
by Kimberly Allen, RN In today’s world of technology and health awareness big business has found numerous ways to tap into it for profit.  With TV available 24 hours 7 day a week, when I was growing up all stations went off at midnight, along with the Internet and... Read more
Helping Alzheimer’s the natural way

There is no known cause for Alzheimer’s though there continues to be research into the causes. There are numerous theories on why people get Alzheimer’s in their old age – most of them point to nutrition (or lack there of) and metals. Different studies have shown certain vitamin deficiencies contribute to Alzheimer’s disease while others have studied the effects of certain metals…

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s

When working as a home health nurse, I received a call to go assess a 78 year old woman for dementia and safety issues. She had been found wandering outside in the middle of the night in her nightgown and slippers – it was -20 degrees below zero!

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Identifying Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s has become so prevalent and so associated to forgetfulness that I have frequently heard people say, “sorry, I had an Alzheimer’s moment,” whenever they forget something. All people loose some memory as they age and although Allzheimer’s is not a normal part of the aging process …

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5 ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease is without a doubt one of the most stressful prognosis that a person can receive.  Alzheimer’s symptoms are debilitating at best but so serious for those with advanced stages of it that they do require full time care.  There are around 5 million people in the United... Read more
How aging effects the brain

The brain is our most vital organ everything from involuntary life support functions like our breathing and heartbeat to the nature of memory and personality

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Improve your memory

Improve your memory

Health August 29, 2011

Our memory like every other part of our body needs exercise in order to perform at its peak …

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A proper diet’s effect on memory

Memory is as natural to us as breathing. It is an ability that we all have, yet rarely ever think about-unless we believe that we are losing that ability…

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Gene linked to longevity

A new study released by the American Geriatrics Society discovered a gene or what some scientist deems to call,”super agers”. This study indicates that people who live over the age of 95 tend to have a healthier lifestyle than other people who passed away at an earlier age…

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