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Tag: Memory loss

Help for Seniors: Music-Based Self-Diagnostic Tool

NBC recently produced a piece about music therapy for their program, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.  In this program on help for seniors, NBC showed seniors responding to old favorite songs.  Science has been recognizing the part music plays in people in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease, but now scientists are becoming aware of […]

Help for Seniors:10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

  At some time or another memory problems plague us all, but as we age this can morph into something more serious. This article will provide help for seniors and those who love them some guidelines in knowing if their memory loss is becoming more serious. Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a […]

Exercise Your Brain—Learn a New Language

Scientists have proven that one way to prevent memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is to keep your brain active your whole life. Look on the internet and you’ll see extensive scientific research. Whereas in the old days before this new research, scientists believed that the brain essentially quit growing after a person reached the early 20s, now the studies are showing that when the brain is stimulated to produce new neural pathways (brain cell connections) continuously, the brain will keep growing and improving.