Structured group activities designed to stimulate cognition has shown to be effective in improving mental function of people with mild or moderate dementia, according to a new analysis.
People with mild forms of Alzheimer's disease experienced improvement in sleep patterns, cognitive functioning and mood after undergoing vision-correcting cataract surgery, new research revealed.
Seniors with complaints about short-term memory gaps, such as difficulty recalling recent events, might be experiencing more than just age-related changes, according to researchers. They say their new study findings could lead to new protocols for clinicians treating seniors with memory problems.
High-sodium intake and a low level of physical activity can be detrimental to cognitive function in the elderly, according to a new study.
Elderly women with sleep apnea had an 85% higher risk of developing mild cognitive impairment or dementia than elderly women without sleep apnea, a new study found.
A small-scale clinical trial has shown promising results in improving cognitive function among individuals with memory problems through the use of a protein found in jellyfish.