Daily Dementia News, The White House, Brain Training System and the Bible

Yesterday proved to be unusual. I didn’t realize that it was Thursday and kept thinking it was Wednesday. Chad told me it was Thursday. But I couldn’t remember a thing from Wednesday……….nothing. It was as though I lost an entire day in my life. AND here’s a kicker! I truly thought Chad had told me […]

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Learning to Surf the Internet Gives Brain a Boost

I’ve seen this pop up in the past. Dr. Small is well known in the world of dementia research. Here is a snippet of his research: The results suggest Internet training and searching online could potentially enhance brain function and cognition in older adults. “We found that for older people with minimal experience, performing Internet […]

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An Online Brain Test Experiment

Author : Elderly lady in training  Comment: David – glad to see you blogging again – and to read what you have written. You (and your readers) might be interested in an experiment that the BBC have just set up in the UK to test brain training – see http://www.bbc.co.uk/labuk/experiments/braintestbritain/articles/about ——————— This site allows anyone […]

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Sleep, Memory, and the Brain

Dan commented on the contraindications of Namenda plus Aricept. Since many of us are on the both of these agents, would you mind giving all of us more information which you obtained during the study in which you participated. We’d all appreciate it, I’m sure.   Thanks, Dan. If you read my post the other day […]

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Brain Power Links

Did you know that the human brain starts slowing down as early as age 30? The good news is that you can speed it up, and improve even your most basic cognitive abilities at any age.Keep your brain performing at its best by engaging in brain games and exercises. Here are some of the benefits: […]

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You’ve got to be kidding me! Will someone please make up their mind?

Brain tasks ‘won’t slow dementia’ By Emily Cook 11/02/2009 Popular “brain training” exercises do nothing to slow down the onset of Alzheimer’s or dementia, a study has revealed. And they may even be doing some harm as many older users could be fooled into giving up beneficial physical exercise to play sudoku or a handheld […]

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Do You Want to Be a Guest Blogger?

 Would You Like to Be a Guest Blogger?   I would like to add some guest posts to my blog. Even though this is a personal diary, I also believe in teaching and educating others as you have already noticed. It is important to get fresh new voices and ideas. People love really useful information. I […]

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Tired of Sudoku? Want some ‘Square Wisdom’? Want to KenKen? Learn How Today!

  I positively intend to slow down the progression of my Lewy Body Dementia in anyway possible. And Brain Training is one of those ways! Do you have Alzheimer’s disease? Have vascular dementia? Another type of dementia? A caregiver? Are you a baby boomer  (a term used to describe a person who was born during […]

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Thursday November 6, 2008

    Dear Blog:   Feeling perky today!       I’ve managed to conquer the Portuguese style of knitting. I’m making this very easy simple sharp looking winter scarf.  I need to get the concept ingrained into my brain. Practice, practice and more practice.    Something new that I learned today:  Upper and lower case letters […]

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Tuesday afternoon October 21, 2008

“Our memories are who we are. And if we lose our memories we lose that groundedness of who we are.”    So, it’s been a good couple of days. Sunny weather, leaves blowing from the trees, cutting and mulching the grass and leaves. It helps me. Something physical. Earthy. A sweet fresh smell but yet a musty […]

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