Eskenazi Health and the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County (HHC) has named a new building the Sandra Eskenazi Center for Brain Care Innovation.
There's a growing body of evidence that shows that we do have some control over protecting ourselves from signs of dementia and cognitive decline—and even the physical damages of Alzheimer's on the brain—through lifestyle.
Seniors who have experienced episodes of delirium have a significant risk of developing dementia, new research suggests.
Providers can learn how to better handle one of their most challenging caregiving categories — cognitively impaired residents — by tuning in to a free McKnight's webcast April 24.
Electrical brain stimulation has been shown to help recent stroke patients who have difficulty with swallowing after a stroke, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center's Stroke Center.
Aerobic exercise can increase the size of the aging brain's hippocampus, the part that houses memory and spatial navigation, researchers report in new study findings.
In a possible breakthrough in the treatment of seniors with memory problems, British researchers say they have discovered that very large daily doses of B vitamins can cut the rate of brain shrinkage in half. The findings could lead to treatment that would slow the progression of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, they said.
What we might have here is a failure to communicate: Breakdowns in certain brain connections could be responsible for slowed physical reaction times as we age, new research suggests.