Multiple Sclerosis

Did you ever experience forgetting a name or perhaps losing your keys more often than usual? Are you feeling more tired every day? Then you should be aware that what you may be experiencing may be symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS is a serious type of disease that disengages communication between the brain and the body. It is a disease that progresses over time so the kind of mental or … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Tidbits

What is Alzheimer's - Alzheimer's is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. - It is the most common form of dementia. - It accounts for 60% to 80% of dementia cases. - Alzheimer's worsens over time - Alzheimer's has no current cure. 10 Signs of Alzheimer's 1) Memory loss that disrupts daily life. 2) Challenges planning or solving problems. 3) … [Read more...]

Tips on How to Take Care of Your Brain

There can be many factors that may be contributing to the risks you subject your brain to cognitive decline. These are factors such as obesity (due to overeating), diabetes (due to consuming too much sugar), depression, etc. Although there may be no sure way of preventing Alzheimer’s it is best to be aware of any possible steps we can make to keep our brains healthy and avoid this disease. … [Read more...]

Help Prevent Alzheimer’s With These Healthy Food Choices

As you may all know, Alzheimer’s disease is a serious health condition that could render you helpless and out of control. It can happen to anyone approaching their senior years.  If you are one of those individuals who are nearing age 60 and up it may be a good idea to be very conscious of what your mind and body needs and it is recommended that you begin eating the right kind of food. A … [Read more...]

Some Important Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Falling in the Hospital and at Home

All of us should be aware of any potential injuries that can happen especially if we have already reached the age where we can be already classified as a senior.  More caution would then be needed. The safety of seniors is always one of the most important things to consider in a home or a hospital environment.  Like all of us, seniors are susceptible to any kind of injury but for them the … [Read more...]

Nutrition requirements @ age 50+

A healthy diet is the foundation for wellness at any age. When you eat the most vital foods that are appropriate for yourself, you are functionally supporting the process of overall wellness. At any age, the optimal levels of vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, fats, and water must be met to ensure reaching the highest potential quality of life. Kids have distinct nutritional needs … [Read more...]

Is There a Way to Keep Seniors’ Brains Sharp?

It has been known that as you approach your senior years or have been living as a senior already that you may be prone to cognitive decline. In case you were wondering what this condition is then just observe any elder relative or any Baby Boomer who is having trouble remembering things, gets lost, or isn’t able do everyday normal activities. Notice the use of the phrase “you may be … [Read more...]

Chinese Chicken Salad

If you are looking for a dish that can help reduce your blood pressure, provide good nutrition and taste great at the same time then this may be the right food for you. It is low in sodium, very high in niacin, and high in phosporus and selenium. Enjoy! Yield: 1 serving Ingredients: • 2 cups (40g) Romaine lettuce, chopped • 1/2 cup (10g) cilantro leaves, shredded • 1/4 cup (15g) … [Read more...]

Benefits of Rosemary Herb

According to some research, catching a whiff of rosemary herb may increase alertness and improve memory. To stay sharp, try smelling fresh rosemary or inhaling the scent of rosemary essential oil before a test or meeting. source: dailymail.co.uk Disclaimer: 1Heart Caregiver Services Blog may contain articles about health care and medical related topics. However, no warranty is made that any of … [Read more...]

Tease and Test Your Brain

To test your mental acuity, answer the following questions (no peeking at the answers!): Johnny’s mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child’s name? 2.A clerk at a butcher shop stands five feet ten inches tall and wears size 13 sneakers. What does he weigh? 3. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest … [Read more...]

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