One Likely Cause Of Memory Impairment

A Rarely Suspected Cause for Memory Impairment It’s long been known that sleep plays a strong role in memory consolidation, but now, research is showing that age-related changes to the sleeping brain disrupt the normal pathways to memory formation, leading to that...

2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Worcester County

Dodge Park and Oasis At Dodge Park invite you to join the team for the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Worcester County Walk. The 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Worcester County Walk will be dedicated to all the Dodge Park residents that passed away in the past year....

Do People Understand the New FDA Sunscreen Labels?

Craig A. Elmets, MD Reviewing Kong BY et al., JAMA Dermatol 2015 Jun 17; For labeling to be effective, consumers must know what it means. In 2011, the FDA approved a new sunscreen labeling system that maintained sun protection factor (SPF) as a quantitative index of...

Art Enriches Seniors’ Lives

Connecting When Words May No Longer Be Possible Dodge Park Rest Home is suitable for seniors who need help with their activities of daily living and want luxury, convenience, and peace of mind that a secure setting can provide. We provide services including the Adult...

Rementia vs Dementia

By Micha Shalev “Rementia” vs “Dementia” Dementia is conventionally defined in terms of neurological changes in the brain and an inevitable and progressive decline in the individual’s cognitive powers and functional ability. However, this...

Dementia complications

By Micha Shalev Why do people who have dementia become agitated? Agitation can be caused by many factors. A sudden change in surroundings or frustrating situations can cause people who have dementia to become agitated. For example, getting dressed or giving the wrong...

Can the MIND Diet Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5 million Americans over the age of 65. Research is trying to prove that the foods we choose at a younger age may lower the risk of developing the disease. The MIND diet may be just the eating plan that makes all the difference....

Answering the Biggest Unmet Need in Cancer Care Today

“I thought cancer was like dessert – you only got one. I thought wrong,” says Jim Riswold, a two-time cancer survivor and one of the advertising geniuses responsible for some of Nike’s most iconic ads. Fourteen years ago, Riswold was told he...