Tag Archives: Cognitive Decline

Daily, Moderate Alcohol Intake Could Contribute to Cognitive Health in Old Age

A new study found that participants who drank alcohol were more likely to live to 85 without cognitive decline

Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found that daily, moderate alcohol intake may support cognitive health into old age. The study, published in the most recent issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, suggests … Continue reading

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil May Protect the Brain Against Alzheimer’s

New study reports that extra-virgin olive oil could protect against cognitive decline

Extra-virgin olive oil may protect against cognitive decline, according to a new study recently published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. The study, conducted by researchers at Temple University, concludes that extra-virgin olive oil contributed to the preservation of … Continue reading

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Outcomes Are Poor for Hospitalized Elderly Patients

Hospitalization makes many seniors more ill

In general, we think of hospitals as places that provide good outcomes. We arrive sick and in need of care, and we leave with improved health or quality of life. But when older adults enter the hospital, these good outcomes are … Continue reading

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What Is Senior-friendly Technology And How Is It Beneficial For Older Adults? An Interview With Juliet Kerlin, Part Two

The research director at a company that builds computers for seniors explains the technology

Today SevenPonds shares part two of a two-part interview with Juliet Kerlin, research director at It’s Never 2 Late (IN2L), a Colorado-based company that builds senior-friendly computers for use in assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes. (Read part one … Continue reading

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What Is Senior-friendly Technology And How Is It Beneficial For Older Adults? An Interview With Juliet Kerlin, Part One

The research director at a company that builds computers for seniors explains the technology

Today SevenPonds speaks with Juliet Kerlin, research director at It’s Never 2 Late (IN2L), a Colorado-based company that builds senior-friendly computers for use in assisted living facilities and skilled nursing homes.  In2L is dedicated to making computers and adaptive technology … Continue reading

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The Link Between Grey Matter and Blood Type in One’s Risk for Alzheimer’s

Researchers in the U.K. discover which blood type has the lowest risk for Alzheimer’s disease

The longer we live, the greater the likelihood we will develop some type of cognitive decline. The brain, like our other body parts, isn’t immune to the eventual decline on the road to death. While it is virtually inescapable the … Continue reading

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