A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows a link between higher blood sugar levels and risk for developing dementia, even in the absence of diabetes, which is known to put people at higher risk for dementia. Read the story
The results of this study indicate that controlling blood sugar levels may be a means for lowering Alzheimer’s risk.
A new study, published in the journal Neurology, has found that two cups of hot cocoa per day may be just what the doctor ordered for aging brains. The chocolate appeared to increase blood flow in the brains of the study participants who had impaired blood flow to start, a risk factor for Alzheimer's.
USA Today, the National Council on Aging and United Healthcare have pulled together some data that provide insight into Americans' feelings about how prepared the country is for a booming population of seniors. See the data Read Full Post