Up to 17 percent of Americans age 60 and over (3 million people) have serious alcohol problems, and the number is climbing as the baby-boom generation reaches its 60s. Already, statistics indicate that more seniors are admitted to hospitals for alcohol-related medical problems than are admitted for heart attacks. Both … Read More
Most of the time, memory blips are due to normal age-related changes, but sometimes memory complaints can herald the development of mild cognitive impairment (MCI)—a stage of memory loss that represents the first signs of dementia in many individuals. Taking a memory loss test can help … Read More
It is well documented in scientific literature that aging is associated with certain cognitive changes. As we get older, we experience some gradual decline in conceptual reasoning, memory, and processing speed, but these changes don’t keep us from going about our normal activities.
Dementia, on the other hand, can significantly affect … Read More
For most of us, mental processes like memory and learning slow with age. We forget names, can’t remember why we just walked into a room, and don’t learn new things as quickly and easily as we once did. We may notice memory problems in ourselves or our loved ones and … Read More
Daily intake of a supplement containing 3 vital B vitamins for memory loss and stroke prevention—folate and vitamins B12 and B6—could help prevent these two dreaded age-related brain conditions, according to … Read More