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Reduce Dementia Risk with These Lifestyle Choices

6 Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Dementia Risk including Alzheimer’s Your risk of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia increases as you grow older, and these diseases are not as rare as you think. In fact, they are quite common. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and dementia...

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Alcohol Abuse a Growing Problem for Older Adults

The Administration on Aging and The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration issued a brief on Alcohol Misuse and Abuse Prevention. Community surveys have estimated the prevalence of problem drinking among older adults from 1 percent to 16 percent, depending on the definitions of older adults, at-risk and problem drinking,...

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Moderate Drinking Might Reduce Dementia But I Don’t Remember

@Andersen Ross, Getty Images The occasional glass of wine might actually reduce the risk of dementia,Œæ Loyola University’s Chicago Stritch School of Medicine analyzed 143 studies conducted since 1977 and found that moderate alcohol consumption is linked to a lower risk of developing dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of...

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