Aging Care Academy

Newsletter Fall 2015

Research Update

Great news – It seems that adults DO grow new brain cells. Biology and neuroscience of the past believed that brain cells do not regenerate like other cells in the body, however scientists have confirmed over the last several years that this is not true.  In fact, new neurons even grow in the hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for memory and emotion.

AND THERE ARE CERTAIN THINGS WHICH PROTECT YOUNG NEW CELLS, AND THERE ARE THINGS WHICH INHIBIT GROWTH OF NEW CELLS.   Read More

Caretakers, Caregivers or Care Partners: Does Language Matter?

Almost 10 years ago, there was an article…  Read More

Lots of Laughs – For the Health of it!

What kind of jokes do you make in the shower?… Read More

Use it or lose it – Brain Health Tips

Brain games are important, but…  Read More

A message from a Person Living with Dementia

Fred H share this with his family.  My Winter of Life… Read More

On the Way to the Forum

Welcome to these new, free programs and services in our area…  Read More

What is too much?  Older Adults and Alcohol

“It’s hard to know what to do. When I try to talk to my friend about drinking,…  Read More

Cooking for One or Two

Sometimes, cooking for one or two may seem like it’s not worth the trouble; however, …  Read More

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