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Late Life Behavior Change 

Q: I feel like I’m too old to change my habits. Is it true that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? A: Judith...

New Findings on Cognitive Health

There is a growing understanding of the role lifestyle choices play in preventing and slowing the progression of cognitive decline. While we await new...

Picnic, Anyone?

August is National Picnic Month! If you like to throw a blanket in the car and enjoy a meal out at a park, outdoor...

Preventing a Stroke

Stroke is the fifth highest cause of death in the U.S. and a major cause of disability. Fortunately, there are steps you can take...

The Truth about “Brain-Boosting” Supplements

More than 25 percent of Americans ages 50 to 73 and 36 percent of those age 74 and over take supplements for brain health....

I Hereby Resolve…

It’s that time again! A fresh new year full of promise—and promises. For many of us, January is a time for resolutions (and the...

Want to Change Behavior? Believe in Yourself!

You hear it all the time: shift your eating habits; move more; make this or that other healthy lifestyle change. By reading publications like...

Newsbites: June 2022

Have High Blood Pressure? Healthy Lifestyle Choices Linked to Lower Risk of Death A study that followed over 14,000 individuals in China with hypertension (high...

Is it Dementia, or Aging?

When are lapses in memory a cause for concern, and when are they simply a frustrating inconvenience? If you have noticed changes in the...
The heart and the brain are connected. Keeping your cardiovascular system healthy is good for your brain.

Lifestyle and Dementia: What You Can Do

While life-altering cognitive decline is not always a part of aging, one in three people is likely to have some form of dementia by...