antioxidants
Nov 25 2014

5 ways to load up on antioxidants this Thanksgiving

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

...food is metabolized into energy. Over time, free radical damage increases the risk of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, Parkinson’s disease and other chronic diseases. However, adequate consumption of... Read More

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Age-related cognitive decline can be halted with proper care.
Jul 10 2014

5 tips for early prevention of age-related cognitive decline

Preventive Care  •  By Miles Varn

...later dementia and stroke. Such a program may include: Physical activity Nutritional guidance Meditation Cognitive stimulation Treatment of apnea or other sleep problems. All of these lifestyle adjustments can not... Read More

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There is a strong link between oral health and general physical health.
May 22 2014

What can your teeth and gums tell you about your overall health?

Disease Management  •  By Miles Varn

...which may negatively affect the brain and drive the development of dementia. There is a strong body of research linking diabetes to gum disease, and the connection goes both ways.... Read More

doctor's appointments
Apr 25 2022

Caregiver tips for doctor’s appointments with older relatives

Family Caregiving  •  By Miles Varn, MD

...all the doctors they see. If they have privacy concerns, they can limit what types of information can be shared with you. If they have cognitive issues like dementia or... Read More

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