Alzheimer’s

alzheimer's risk| longevity live

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, CLEVELAND: Recognizing that Alzheimer’s is significantly more prevalent among women and that many risk factors for the disease can be mitigated, Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has joined forces with the Maria Shriver-founded Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement to establish a one-of-a-kind prevention clinic exclusively

memory loss

Neurodegenerative disease is a term that describes the loss of structure and even the death of neurons. Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease are two of the most common neurodegenerative diseases that most people are familiar with.  It’s a scary thought, but memory loss is a common symptom of neurodegenerative disease.

Sixty-something today has a completely different meaning today. In fact, it means being at your healthiest. Perhaps sixty-something could mean having more opportunities than ever before. You’re not getting old. We’re being for real here. Think about 60-year-olds today, they often do the things 40-year-olds used to do. Moreover, it’s

start spring healthy [Longevity live]

Start Spring off by improving your health with asparagus. This Spring vegetable is not only a tasty seasonal treat. It also has intriguing health benefits.  In fact, asparagus will start Spring off by giving you a quick folate boost. It ranks high up in this department along with broccoli and

forest bathing | Longevity LIVE

Are you looking to protect your brain health this year? What about boosting your memory, motivation, creativity, as well as alertness? If so, then you may want to look to nootropics.  These cognitive enhancers, derived from plants or isolated amino acids, may also help to reduce the risk of age-related

brain | Longevity LIVE

Aging is a natural, inevitable part of life that we cannot escape. However, that doesn’t mean that we need to go out of our way to accelerate the process. In fact, a lot of time and energy is spent in preventing any sort of premature aging in our skin. That

TV | Longevity LIVE

While watching TV is a traditional pastime, older people may want to consider restricting their TV hours. When it comes to analyzing the effects of TV on cognition, a lot of studies choose to focus on children. Thankfully, the latest study has set out to focus on older adults, “Much

drug deaths

With the incidence of Alzheimer’s on the rise, researchers are trying to understand how to mitigate the risk.   A recent study by the University of Eastern Finland may shed light on some important risk factors. The study revealed that concomitant use of sleeping pills and strong painkillers is common among

reading | Longevity LIVE

If you’re that person who is for ever getting lost in the pages of your new book, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back for having a really great hobby – the health benefits of which you’ll enjoy as you grow older. Reading is probably one of

living younger

According to The Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is set to rise to 16 million by 2050 (1). Aside from a large number of Americans affected, over 50 million people worldwide are also battling with Alzheimer’s. That being said, it is important