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Nutrition Is Key To Cognitive Function

Proper nutrition is important for everyone to ensure strength and health, but for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it is essential to helping them lead a better life. Food demonstrations for the residents in Memory Care at New Pond Village, help residents, spouses and their families stay in tune with nutrition tips. Some guidelines for […]

How Does Music Help Boost Brain Activity?

Music offers a variety of benefits  for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, research has found. For instance, music can help reduce agitation, depression and anxiety, and it can lower stress levels. Why is music such a powerful tool for individuals with Alzheimer’s? Researchers believe that interacting with music — whether singing or […]

Four Ways To Improve Your Quality of Life

Quality of life is the general well-being of an individual – and everyone has their own definition. Engagement, health, independence and creativity are all components that may play a role. Maintaining a strong quality of life can become challenging as friends and family move away, careers turn into retirement and free-time becomes more difficult to […]

Are Smart Gadgets Harming Your Vision?

If you’re like most Americans, you may find yourself spending hours each day glued to your smartphone or tablet. The number of smartphone users in the United States continues to skyrocket,  more than doubling since just 2011  to reach an all-time high of 237 million in 2018. Recent research has begun to uncover a potential […]