Why Sleep is Good For Your Brain AARP Have you ever wondered why sleep is good for you or how it affects your brain? AARP asked Dr. Jessica Langham, a principal scientist at the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, to tell us why sleep is so important for our brain health.
Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia Lee Memorial Health System "I tell people that it's sort of like dementia is the team and Alzheimer's is one of the players," says Dr. Michael Raab, a geriatrician with Memory Care at Lee Memorial Health System. Dementia covers a number of disorders; Alzheimer's is most common.
Signals You May be Ready for Joint Replacement Lee Memorial Health System People living with joint pain face a tough choice: if and when to get replacement surgery. It’s a personal decision, but there are basic signals to help guide you.
Seniors and Tai Chi Lee Memorial Health System Science is now seeing the value in exercises like tai chi, for the elderly in particular. Study after study finds it may improve health conditions ranging from fibromyalgia to Parkinson's disease to Alzheimer's.