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To Improve Your Memory, Try Pink Noise

Noise machines that help people sleep can improve cognitive function, too. Here’s the kind of noise machine you need.

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Your “Memory Problems” May Actually Be Due to Hearing Loss

If you’re worried about forgetfulness, don’t be too quick to diagnose yourself. Take this step to see if your hearing is the real culprit…

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Brain Changes May Make Older Adults Vulnerable to Scammers

Scam artists seem to prey relentlessly—and often successfully—on the elderly. By some estimates, nearly one in 20 older adults can…

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To Master a New Skill Follow It Up with This Workout

Whether you’re learning a tennis swing or a foreign language, exercise helps your brain retain this new information.

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Better Gut Health = Better Brain

If you struggle with depression, anxiety or even memory loss, boosting your gut health may be a big help. Read on for details…

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How Cell Phones Affect Teen Brains—and Memory

When your teenager has a cell phone glued to his or her ear, it may be changing the brain in ways to impair memory. But you can minimize the risk.

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End Stage Dementia: Tough Questions and tough decisions

Late-stage dementia is fraught with physical and emotional challenges for both patient and caregiver. In this edition of The Bottom Line Advocator, Paula Spencer Scott, author and ...

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The 4 Personality Patterns that Alzheimer’s patients develop: And how to deal with them

In this edition of Conversations with the Experts, Paula Spencer Scott, expert on Alzheimer’s and caregiving, explains how to identify and cope with these four personality types.

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Understanding the 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving

Becoming a caregiver to an ailing loved one is a life-changing task to take on, and understanding the emotions that come with it are crucial to maintaining a healthy and sustainabl...

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Should I Be Worried About My Memory?

When we lose track of our thoughts it can be unnerving. But does it mean that we’re destined to develop dementia? Here’s the answer…

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Surprising New Way to Boost Brain Health: Ping-Pong!

Much more than just a fun game, Ping-Pong is the new “brain sport.” Here’s how it can boost memory, attention and even your mood!

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Quiz: Is It True What They Say About Alzheimer’s Disease?

Despite the increased public awareness about Alzheimer’s, many misconceptions persist. Take this quiz to see if you can separate fact from fiction…

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For a Healthier Brain, Go Dancing!

Exercise has long been considered a smart way to keep you brain healthy. Which exercise is best? It’s dancing—and here’s why…

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Is Your Brain Slowing Down? Tricks to Stay Sharp

Mind not as quick as it used to be? Don’t panic. Here are a variety of strategies to keep your brain and memory in top form as you age…

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Could a Memory-Boosting Brain Implant Help Those With Dementia?

An experimental brain implant can give a memory boost for those tip-of-the-tongue moments. Here’s how it works—and what it might mean for the future…