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Trivial Pursuits?

Posted 8/22/2017 by UHBlog

Trivial Pursuits?

Playing games may be beneficial for brain health.

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Can You Be Too Thin?

Posted 6/22/2017 by UHBlog

Can You Be Too Thin?

A geriatric medicine specialist weighs in on the recent study that being underweight can put you at greater risk for dementia.

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Frequent Forgetfulness? Should I Tell My Doctor?

Posted 11/25/2016 by UHBlog

Frequent Forgetfulness? Should I Tell My Doctor?

Worried about memory loss? Know what signs to look for and ways you can help delay the onset of dementia.

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Keeping Your Sanity When a Loved One Has Dementia

Posted 6/23/2016 by UHBlog

Keeping Your Sanity When a Love One has Dementia

Staying on top of your loved one’s care is important, but it shouldn’t come at the expense of your own well-being.

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Bringing Families Together Through Music

Posted 2/18/2016 by UHBlog

Do you want your family back in tune? We can help. She hasn’t spoken in months but can still sit down at a piano and play her favorite hymn. He doesn’t remember most of the people in his life but he responds to the song they played at his wedding. If someone in your family can no longer speak because of dementia or another impairment, it’s time to get creative. A music therapist can provide the tools to help your family communicate again. According to music therapist Kimberly ...

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Try the Mind Diet – A Smart Way to Eat

Posted 1/22/2016 by UHBlog

Learn how to keep your cognitive skills sharp and reduce the risk of dementia. Nutritional researchers have discovered that just a few tweaks to a grocery list may be the way to slow normal brain aging and cognitive decline. “The Mind Diet is a healthy, largely plant-based diet that can be very helpful for brain health,” says registered and licensed dietitian Joyce Kavaras, RD, LD. “The results from the initial study are very promising.” The Mind Diet is an acronym for M...

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UH Brain Health & Memory Center Seeking People for Alzheimer’s Study

Posted 1/1/2015 by UHBlog

Are you experiencing memory problems? Make an appointment with your doctor today. The Brain Health & Memory Center at University Hospitals Neurological Institute is looking for people to participate in a national study of a promising new treatment for the earliest memory changes that may be associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s (A4) study is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Eli Lilly and will enroll 1,000...

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