Fit Minds

Is Your Mom or Dad Depressed?

Depression is a dark cloud that lowers on us and destroys our emotional well-being.  It drains away our pleasure…

How Aging Affects Our Memory

I love hearing stories about people in their golden years that are still accomplishing great things. It…

Specific Ways to Improve Your Memory

Being able to remember things depends on your overall health and how well you can maintain mental focus….

Social Networks are Vital for Brain Health

Social networks are important for sustaining us as we age. We enjoy interactions with others and those interactions help…

Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

While both Alzheimer’s and Dementia are similar the two diseases do vary. Both diseases are brain function…

The Signs of Dementia

Not sure if someone you know is showing signs of dementia? This article lays out the common signs associated…

Taking Care of Your Winter Brain

With a little apology to the bard, Shakespeare may have been on to something when he spoke about the…

Study Examines Existing Tests That May Be Helpful in Assessing Safety of Drivers with Dementia

Driving with Dementia is dangerous. Dementia is a universal condition that can affect any person. People with dementia…

ICU Ventilators Overused with Advanced-Dementia Patients

Recently JAMA Internal Medicine published a study of over 635,008 hospitalizations of nursing home patients that suffered from…

Sleep Disorders and Dementia

Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for good brain health, yet many older adults experience trouble sleeping. Our…