Most people in the study had age-related brain changes, those who had higher levels of physical activity had better levels of cognition.
The non-invasive procedure opens the blood-brain barrier, a protective layer that shields the brain from infections or pathogens in the blood.
Researchers found that men who did any physical activity reduced their risk of Parkinson’s.
A home-cooked meal shared with friends and family encourages social interaction and that’s important for preserving brain function.
The Health Jam also taught kids about health and nutrition, the dangers of tobacco and more. The bike safety session is just on of many community outreach programs from UCHealth Memorial.
Julie suffered a TBI in a car accident and explains, “Sometimes people have TBI and they look perfectly normal, but they may have memory problems, balance problems, problems with their emotions. Many times a TBI can be invisible to other people.”
The PACE model of care—Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly—is considered the gold standard of care for seniors nationwide.
Many of us are worried about what the future holds when it comes to our chances of developing dementia. Now, a recent study shows how fit a person is could have an impact on their risk of developing this debilitating condition. The study looked at 191 women between the ages of 38-60. Researchers tested their physical fitness using a bicycle and separated them into groups – low fitness, medium fitness and high fitness.
Suffering a traumatic brain injury also known as a TBI, can be debilitating for people in so many ways. Depending on what part of the brain in inured and how severely people to struggle with everyday common tasks like cooking. At Rocky Mountain Health care in Colorado Springs the Brain Care program works to help TBI patients regain independence and relearn how to do simple tasks like doing the laundry, paying your bills and cooking.