Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Samarion(SM) Form Strategic Alliance to Enhance Care for Individuals with Dementia
... security and privacy of individuals at risk for falls, wandering, elopement, abuse and neglect. The unique system monitors all aspects of ambulation, socialization
and related activities of daily living to promote the healthiest and safest environment possible. The Samarion system is currently installed at two fa...
Social Activity Keeps Elders Young, Agile
...f developing disability, Buchman said.
"Social engagement may slow the rate of age-related motor decline," Buchman said.
The association between socialization
and decline in motor function remained even after taking into account factors such as late-life physical and cognitive activity, disability, global co...
Innovative Interventions for Aphasia - Free Live and Recorded Webinar
...ter to read text out loud as words are highlighted or typed
software to help keep the brain sharp
the use of the computer to stimulate socialization
and improve community access
free online interactive products
affordable cutting-edge assistive technology
VIDEO from Medialink and the Alzheimer's Foundation of America: Alzheimer's Foundation Unveils Healthy Aging Web Site
...urges a comprehensive approach for overall brain health that includes multiple lifestyle behaviors: physical activity, mental stimulation, nutrition, socialization
Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, graphics and photos for free and unrestricted use at http://www.medias...
Alzheimer's Foundation of America Lays Out Strategies for Healthy Aging
... urges a comprehensive approach for overall brain health that includes multiple lifestyle behaviors: physical activity, mental stimulation, nutrition, socialization
"It is time for our society to recognize the miracle of the human brain and to apply what we know about brain health to all as...
Video: CVS/pharmacy Pays Tribute to Caregivers and Announces Winners of the 'For All the Ways You Care' Contest
...al Needs, Inc. Here, her son and other teens and young adults with mild to moderate mental and physical challenges have the opportunity for education, socialization
and independence in a recreational atmosphere. Starting off in her two bedroom apartment, The Clubhouse for Special Needs is now looking for a buildin...
Photos: Questions About Autism? The Brooklyn Autism Center Academy Can Help.
...ne on one counseling, video modeling support, peer socialization
group and art classes for children on the spectrum...ry integration therapy, sibling issues, diet, peer socialization
and many other topics. Our media library contains ... available for families to borrow.
BAC PEER socialization
Every Tuesday BAC hosts an afterschool ...
Dakim Recommends Six New Year Resolutions to Stay Cognitively Fit
...ities to fortify mental
1 -- Socialize More Often -- Apart from being very important to feeling
engaged and integrated in society, socialization
provides the opportunity for
communication, critical thought, creativity, and emotional expression. Resolve
to engage people in real conversations and...
Hearing Aids Offer Hope for Those Who Suffer from Persistent 'Ringing in the Ears,' Better Hearing Institute Survey Finds
...article on the tinnitus survey findings in the December 2008 Hearing Review.
The symptoms of tinnitus "influence basic life functions such as socialization
and relaxation," they said. "In severe cases it can interfere with the individual's ability to perform adequately on the job, or contribute to psychol...
StoryCorps, the National Oral History Project, Partners With San Francisco Institute on Aging
...erate to severe memory loss while providing respite for their
caregivers. Specialized activities and an experienced staff promote mental
and personal successes in a comfortable and
supportive environment. The ADCRC is also a resource for the community
offering caregiver support groups,...
Why do people vote? Genetic variation in political participation
...lts suggest that individual genetic differences make up a large and significant portion of the variation in political participation, even after taking socialization
and other environmental factors into account. They also suggest that, contrary to decades of conventional wisdom, family upbringing may have little or...
Man's best friend: Study shows lonely seniors prefer playtime with pooch over human interaction
...loneliness after five to six weeks of visits.
The main way pets reduce loneliness in nursing homes is simply by being with people, not by enhancing socialization
between people ?for instance, giving nursing home residents something to talk about or an experience to share, Banks said.
"There is no need for a ...
Sudden change in social status triggers genetic response in male fish, study finds
...es to other males, and also has to be aware that he can change. This raises a bigger question about sophisticated social awareness in fish. After all, socialization
requires more brainpower, and all vertebrates--fish, amphibians, birds, humans--use a variety of cues in the environment."
The difficult question ...