In honor of Father’s Day, we share a story of a strong advocate of a father with Alzheimer’s disease and how family history led to genetic test results that sparked lifestyle changes to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s.
AARP is backing two pieces of legislation aimed at curbing drug prices, by providing those who prescribe them unbiased information on pharmaceuticals and mandating more transparency on how manufacturers set the costs of prescription meds.
Caregivers of family members with dementia face many challenges and often neglect their own needs while taking care of others. We asked Toni Pliskin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the NorthShore Center for Brain Health, to describe common challenges caregivers face, as well as strategies for self-care and brain health.
Good news for those who have a genetic link to Alzheimer’s disease – and even those who don’t: add better sleep (and improved brain health!) to the long list of benefits of exercise.
During the winter months, the shorter days and colder weather limit our exposure to vitamin D. Unfortunately, this often leads to vitamin D deficiency which can affect our brain health.
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