As you get older, it's natural to be concerned about the possibility that you or a loved one will begin showing signs of dementia. In fact, among adults who are age 65 or older, one in nine will develop Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to the Read More
You slept for seven hours last night, but today you still feel tired. Sometime overnight, your bed partner retreated to the couch, unable to tolerate your snoring and recurrent awakenings. Trouble is, you don’t remember a thing. All signs point to obstructive sleep apnea, characterized by … Read More
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common type of dementia that affects people age 65 and older, but it’s also possible to develop early-onset dementia. Dementia that occurs prior to age 65 is referred to as early-onset dementia; symptoms may begin showing up in a person’s 50s, or even … Read More
Although some individuals manage to maintain razor-sharp memories late into old age, most of us find ourselves struggling on occasion with everyday tasks, such as remembering familiar words or memorizing telephone numbers. Fortunately, researchers have identified ways to make these age-associated memory lapses less common.
“A number of recent studies suggest … Read More