Category: Aging

The Reason Behind Aging and Bad Memory NPR reports

NPR sleep study shows a link between sleep and brain function where older adults’ forgetfulness is tied to faulty brain rhythms in sleep. During deep sleep, two brain waves that are responsible for saving new memories become increasingly out of sync as we age, NPR reports. The finding sprang from a study that compared how well young and […]

Caregiving Is Risky Business for Family Caregivers

New research from Transamerica Institute finds caregivers risking their health and finances to care for loved ones LOS ANGELES, CA – September 19, 2017 – Nine out of 10 non-professional family caregivers feel that it’s important to provide a good quality of life for the person they care for, like helping, and enjoy spending time […]