National Skilled Nursing Home Week May 13-19 2018

This entire week, May 13-19, 2018 is National Skilled Nursing Home Week. It was formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. This years 2018 theme is “Celebrating Life’s Stories”. This acknowledgement and praise for the skilled nursing fraternity was established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and…...

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Sleep Deprivation of Even One Night Increases Alzheimer’s Risk

Sleep deprivation of even one night can increase your risk of getting alzheimer’s disease. New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) discovered that adults who experienced one…...

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Brain Tissue Transparency Helps Find Cure For Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Brain tissue transparency would allow neurons to be examined more efficiently than conventional methods of slicing the tissue into microscopic sections, a process that can take weeks.     Brain Tissue: Transparency Powers Cure for Alzheimer’s Researchers can now make human tissue transparent and map the complex network of neurons.…...

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Alzheimer’s Disease Still Looking For Some Type Of Cure

Alzheimer’s disease is still searching for its cure. To date, medical science has failed to prove that any treatment, therapy or brain exercise can help prevent or cure this deadly disease. No medications, over-the-counter remedies or brain training programs have been proven in solid clinical trials to ward off Alzheimer’s. Thus far, the best evidence investigators have found, indicates that healthy living…...

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Rem Sleep, Dementia, and Memory Loss Are All Linked, Study Shows

REM (Rapid Eye Movement Sleep) sleep is critically important for mental health, mood, as well as memory processing. Seniors who spend less time in REM (dream stage) each night are more likely to develop dementia  and memory loss as they age. REM Sleep Importance Sleep moves through five distinct phases each…...

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