Brain Health

Debate over engaging seniors' brains

Debate over engaging seniors' brains

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New research indicates too much time playing video games may reduce our memory skills.

Get smart about brain health

Get smart about brain health

Activity directors and lifestyle coordinators across the country are trying to find the best solutions for residents who request "brain games" out of a desire to improve their memory and sharpen their cognitive skills.

Provider betting that new dining menus will lead to better cognitive abilities, longer lasting memory

Provider betting that new dining menus will lead to better cognitive abilities, longer lasting memory

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A common quip has been that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Now, there's a long-term care provider who's hoping to prove that the stomach is also the way to the brain.

Therapy can still benefit older, long-time aphasia sufferers, study shows

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Therapy can improve language function and general cognition for seniors who have had aphasia for years, according to a recently published study.

Memory fitness programs boost verbal memory, perception of memory, study finds

Memory fitness programs at senior living communities helped improve seniors' verbal learning and retention, plus boosted their self-perceived memory, a new study finds.