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Dementia refers to a group of illnesses that involve memory, behavior, learning, and communicating problems, which progress as a person ages. Learn about the symptoms and causes of dementia.
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Tips for Staying Mentally Fit

We all know that keeping your body in shape is a key component to living a healthy life. Find out what you can do keep your mind sharp with the information that we have gathered for you here.

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  • Can you delay dementia?

    Can you delay dementia?

    The thought of losing your most precious memories to dementia is enough to scare anyone. But does it have to be that way, or is there something you can do to save your mind? See more »

  • Dementia Overview

    Dementia Overview

    If a fire headed toward your house, you might be tempted to rescue a precious memento like a photo album or a child's blanket. When dementia heads for the brain, there's no chance of saving your memories. See more »

  • Is there a link between concussions and dementia?

    Is there a link between concussions and dementia?

    Boxers, NFL players and plenty of other athletes sustain concussions all the time. But when is a bump on the head more than just a little injury? When a retired athlete's life starts to fall apart, can you blame the brain? See more »

  • Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Dementia

    Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Dementia

    Dementia is a common illness in elderly persons. Learn more about the signs, causes and steps one can take to reverse the effects of dementia. See more »

  • Alcohol and Dementia Risk

    Alcohol and Dementia Risk

    It turns out that alcohol may do more than prevent heart disease. Recent studies show that mild to moderate alcohol intake may play a role in the prevention of dementia. Learn about alcohol and its potential effect on dementia risk. See more »

  • Expert Q & A about Dementia with Linda A. Hershey, MD, PhD

    Expert Q & A about Dementia with Linda A. Hershey, MD, PhD

    Do you know the initial symptoms of dementia? Take a look at this Q&A session with an expert on this subject. See more »

  • Is there a link between high cholesterol levels and dementia?

    Is there a link between high cholesterol levels and dementia?

    High cholesterol can effect the human body in more ways than one. Learn more about the connection between high cholesterol and dementia in this article. See more »

  • Slowing Memory Loss and Dementia

    Slowing Memory Loss and Dementia

    Memory loss and dementia are dreaded realities of getting older. Learn how to take advantage of the nutritional, functional and mental therapies available to prevent memory loss and dementia. See more »

  • Tips for Staying Mentally Fit

    Tips for Staying Mentally Fit

    We all know that keeping your body in shape is a key component to living a healthy life. Find out what you can do keep your mind sharp with the information that we have gathered for you here. See more »

  • Walking More Slows Mental Decline & Dementia

    Walking More Slows Mental Decline & Dementia

    Seniors need six miles a week at least. Learn more about walking more slows mental decline & dementia. See more »

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