Tag: memory

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 […]

“Activities to Do with Your Parent Who Has Alzheimer’s Dementia”

This is from our guest blogger:  Judith A. Levy, EdM, OTR I’ve been an occupational therapist for over forty years. I’ve treated adult patients with a multitude of diagnosis often involving cognitive loss. I would leave at the end of the day to return to my family’s needs. When my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at […]