Monthly Archives: October 2011

Good Gums Equals Good Heart

Researchers are finding that bad gums could actually mean trouble for your heart. That’s why you don’t want to skip those nightly flossy chores and those regular trips to the hygienist. Unfortunately, too many of us are neglecting gum care.  … Continue reading

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Alzhemier’s Report

On September 13, the London-based Alzheimer’s Disease International organization released its World Alzheimer Report 2011, with this year’s edition paying special attention to topics such as disease-related diagnosis and intervention. Key findings include the following:1) “As many as three quarters … Continue reading

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Laughter The Best Medicine for Dementia

Laughter may be good medicine for elderly dementia patients — and best of all, it doesn’t have side effects. Australian humor therapist Jean-Paul Bell was originally a clown doctor working with sick children, but now he makes the elderly laugh … Continue reading

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