Using Light Therapy to Help With Dementia
Light therapy seems to be growing in popularity among wellness professionals and for good reason, too. The benefits are vast and varied, ranging from increased energy and [...]
How Food Connects Us With Memories
The science of the human brain is no stranger to scrutiny. The various neural pathways, segments, and chambers of the mind have been studied, bisected, and dissected [...]
Why Is Taste Memory Important
The science of taste is a fascinating case study. So many unique intricacies make the way we interact with food and drink deeply personal. It’s funny, we [...]
Gustatory Memory: Can You Taste a Memory?
Have you ever taken a bite of something and realized instantly that whatever you put into your mouth just wasn’t for you? Maybe it was the texture [...]
5 of the Best Essential Oils for Dementia
Experts are hopeful that a cure for Alzheimer’s and dementia is on the horizon, and there’s been significant success in the development of treatments that may delay [...]
4 Best Foods for Dementia Patients
Our nutritional needs evolve as we age. Older adults often need fewer calories but may require a greater level of nutrition. Several factors play a role in [...]
Why Is Smell Linked to Memory?
Many believe that smell has a more vital link to emotional memory than any of our other senses (sight, sound, touch, and taste). And it’s not difficult [...]
3 Music Therapy Benefits for the Elderly
Music has healing, cathartic power. It’s an outlet for emotions and feelings that are difficult to communicate in words. Music can soothe, energize, and warm the heart. [...]
Sound and Memory Recall 101: How Does One Affect the Other?
The impact of sound on the way in which we store and retrieve memories has long been an area of study for neuroscientists for decades. While there [...]
A Guide to Sensory Stimulation for Dementia
Dementia and sensory stimulation are widely considered by experts to be directly linked. Let’s take a deep dive into the correlation between the two and discuss how [...]
5 Sensory Stimulation Activities for Older Adults
Sensory stimulation can be hugely beneficial for older adults. Our senses — taste, touch, smell, sound and sight — serve as our link to the world around [...]
When to Consider Memory Care
Once a pillar of strength, your mom has grown fragile with old age. You know it was inevitable that she’d get older, but watching her slowly become [...]