Category: Medical News

Dementia and Communication Strategies: Nonverbal Techniques

It can be frustrating dealing with dementia, and communication strategies may not always be successful, particularly in the middle and later stages of the disease. Brain changes impact the ability to hear, process, and respond effectively to conversations, and it’s up to us, as caregivers to implement new approaches to communicating to more successfully connect […]

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Elephants May Be Able to Help Unlock Alzheimer’s Treatment

The old adage is true: elephants really do have excellent memories, even into their old age. For instance, they’re able to recollect and return to very particular places many years after visiting them, regardless of age. Just what can we glean from elephants that might lead a new Alzheimer’s treatment and enhancing our own cognitive […]

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