The TED stage has hosted a truly diverse range of speakers over the past three decades, both in terms of their backgrounds and their pursuits. What all TED speakers have in common is a place on the cutting edge of what we know, and what we are capable of.
The purpose of The Longest Day is to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. From sunrise to sunset, families and friends of all ages will be choosing an activity to raise funds and awareness for research and programs to end Alzheimer’s disease.
On Father’s Day, families come together to celebrate multiple generations of beloved fathers in our lives. While we celebrate, we need also to reflect on how these terrible diseases have affected our dads, husbands, or spouses, either as patients or as caregivers.
When my father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, our family had the same disparaging realization with which far too many others have been met: he’s going to forget us. As his disease has progressed, however, I have also begun to think about not forgetting him. By this I mean not forgetting who he used to be, the […]
As we near Mother’s Day, let’s honor all moms, paying special attention to the 13 million women in the US who are living with Alzheimer’s disease either as a patient or a caregiver.
Recent research has shown that being outdoors can have a significant positive influence on mood and cognition. And it doesn’t seem to matter what activities you take up; just being outside is often enough to elicit these improvements.
Interestingly, recent research is finding that the state of one’s physical environment is often inextricably tied to one’s mental state. That is, physical clutter in one’s home can be a significant contributor to mental clutter in the form of depression, anxiety, etc.
Though the connection between brain health and nutrition is a complex and emerging science, there is promising observational research on the dietary patterns most commonly associated with cognitive health.
It’s never too early to begin a daily routine with BEACON40. The lights are safe, quiet and noninvasive. They’re designed to fade into the background while you go about your daily routines, like watching TV, reading, or answering emails.
In this episode of Next Wave Leadership, Wendy Bronfin, the Co-founder and CEO of BRIGHT, discusses her career, BRIGHT and the science behind its light therapy.