Archive | November, 2019

Study Shows Regular Fitness Regime Helps Fight Dementia

A new study from McMaster University’s NeuroFit Lab is generating interest in the healthcare industry. It shows the affect that maintaining a regular fitness routine has on fighting dementia. Subjects who stayed with a rigorous workout routine of exercise for 12 weeks showed a signigicant improvement in their performance on memory tests. Read more about […]

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Memoir Poignantly Chronicles Caring for a Parent with Dementia

Sally Magnusson’s book Where Memories Go is a poignant, touching and deeply personal memoir that chronicles her  experience of caring for her mother living with dementia. “This book began as an attempt to hold on to my witty, storytelling mother with the one thing I had to hand. Words. Then, as the enormity of the […]

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How to Best Support Employees Caring for Aging Parents

You may not realize it, but many people who are in the workforce are part of the Sandwich Generation.  The term Sandwich Generation is often used to describe individuals who are raising children and caring for their parents at the same time.  Most are also managing a career and juggling a variety of other commitments. […]

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Study Suggests Using Non-Medication Treatment for Symptoms of Dementia

According to a recently released study, people living with Dementia may respond better to a non-pharmacological approach to treatment such as sound and touch therapy, massage and outdoor activities. The new study suggests that symptoms of aggression and agitation in Dementia patients eased when multidiscipliary care in the form of non-drug treatments were implemented. Read […]

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