Preventing dementia: Take action before it’s too late
Aging is the main culprit of cognitive impairment. Other lifestyle-related risk factors, however, can also affect the development of...
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s may have the same origin
While Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s attack different areas of the brain and have different symptoms among patients, they have a...
Company and support for the elderly

Company and support for the elderly

Grandparents Jul 3, 2017

Understanding the lives of the elderly and providing them with healthy spaces is becoming a greater priority. 
Preventing dementia: Take action before it’s too late

Preventing dementia: Take action before it’s too late

Grandparents 21 September, 2017

Aging is the main culprit of cognitive impairment. Other lifestyle-related risk factors, however, can also affect the development of diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

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Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s may have the same origin

While Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s attack different areas of the brain and have different symptoms among patients, they have a common root, according to a report recently issued by Emory University in the United States. 

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Company and support for the elderly

Company and support for the elderly

Grandparents 3 July, 2017

Understanding the lives of the elderly and providing them with healthy spaces is becoming a greater priority. 

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Focus on Alzheimer’s

Focus on Alzheimer’s

Grandparents 1 June, 2017

The onset of this disease can be prevented through actions as simple as taking up a hobby.

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Be aware of the warning signs of depression in the elderly

Detecting depression in the elderly is not always easy, which is why it often goes by unnoticed.

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Be careful with therapy gimmicks for Parkinson’s

Be careful with therapy gimmicks for Parkinson’s

Grandparents 23 May, 2017

There are many treatments that can improve the symptoms of patients who have Parkinson’s and provide them a better quality of life. 

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Be a supportive grandparent, not a partner in crime

Be a supportive grandparent, not a partner in crime

Grandparents 7 December, 2016

When it comes to grandchildren, the ideal situation is for grandparents to be able to adapt to different situations, analyze the consequences and say “no” when necessary. 

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Fuel your brain

Fuel your brain

Grandparents 29 November, 2016

The study “The Disconnected Mind” by Ian Deary, professor at the University of Edinburgh, found that only a fourth of the cognitive decline in aging individuals is related to genetics. The remaining three-fourths are related to lifestyle. 

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The Joy of Being a Young Grandparent

The Joy of Being a Young Grandparent

Grandparents 5 August, 2016

Taking on this new role and being aware of what it consists of is fundamental to understanding its function in the family.

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Dementia: When the brain loses its ability to function properly

Over the years, not only do our bodies experience changes to our skin and hair color, our brains also lose their primary functions, completely transforming our lives.

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