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Analysis & Exploration: Brain health, Alzheimers

The Top Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

This article describes the top modifiable Alzheimer's risk factors, and explains what you can do to reduce them. Currently there are no truly effective disease-altering treatments for Alzheimer's, and by 2050 13 million Americans are predicted to have Alzheimer's. The good news is that a number... .........Read more

 

 

My Plans for Avoiding the Terror of Short Term Memory Loss

My mother has severe short term memory loss.  As her caregiver, I have found that her short term memory impairment has many adverse consequences. My experience with my mother has made me concerned about how I could avoid the horrors that come with short term memory loss when it inevitably hits... .........Read more

 

 

Cognitive Dimensions of Healthy Lifestyle Habits for Seniors

Most seniors understand that active lifestyle habits have a significant influence on the quality of life in later decades. Chronic diseases of the neurological, cardio-vascular and endocrine systems can often be delayed or potentially avoided altogether by consistent exercise routines and... .........Read more

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Brain health, Alzheimers

Brain Health Discussion @ Sequoias SF

This group discussed brain health, using our interview card deck as a discussion guide. Interesting opinions and insights into various aspects of brain health and memory. .........Read more

Brain Fitness: Starting the Discussion

Explorers at San Francisco Village take the first steps in a serial exploration of how best to maintain brain fitness as we grow older. .........Read more

Memory Aids Invented, Discussed @ SSF

Explorer Shirley starts the conversation by musing over the types of things that help reinforce her memory, such as people wearing name tags. .........Read more

Memory Tips Offered by SF Village Explorers

Explorer Kathy uses her smartphone calendar to remind her when her wash is done, appointments, social engagements, and the like. .........Read more

Explorers Report 'Reminder Rosie' Observations

Explorers Ayanna and Lynn report on their experiences, as well as the those of several of their friends using Reminder Rosie, the talking alarm clock, during the past month. Then the explorers discuss and comment. .........Read more

Explorers Discuss Reminder Rosie, Siri, and Alexa

Longevity Explorers at Saratoga Retirement Community are introduced to Reminder Rosie, a memory aid in the form of a talking alarm clock. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Brain health, Alzheimers (shared by our Explorers)

 
Alzheimer's App, Alzhup
 
Alzhup is a non pharmaceutical approach to treatment of the symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease. It is intended to delay cognitive impairment using such personalized memorabilia as life history photos and music customized to each user.
 
 
 Hasbro Joy for All companion pets
 
Hasbro Joy for All companion pets are designed to provide company to persons who may be at risk for loneliness or isolation.
 
 
Telecalm, dementia care
 
TeleCalm is a service that seeks to solve the phone-based problems that tend to arise with persons who have diminished cognitive capacity. It blocks calls not from a pre-approved white list of callers.
 
 
WeTraq
 
WeTraq is for seniors, especially those with dementia or Alzheimer's
 
 
GyroGear, tremor stabilizing glove
 
GyroGear has developed a glove that incorporates a gyroscope intended to cancel hand tremors.
 
 
OrCam, Low vision aid, wearable tech, smart glasses
 
OrCam is a wearable Artificial Intelligence which is designed to mount on a pair of glasses, gather a visual signal, and read that signal to the wearer.
 
 
Heratrack
 
Heratrack is a wrist band for tracking seniors with dementia.
 
 
Dakim brain fitness, brain plasticity, cognitive ability
 
Dakim's product is a brain training "application" on a computer. It is said to exercise various areas of the brain for long-term memory, short-term memory, language, computation, visuospatial orientation and executive function.
 
 
Drivesharp, Posit Science Driver Training, brain training
 
Drivesharp is a brain fitness product of Posit Science which is offered in partnership with the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
 

 

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