Music: The Medicine of the Mind.

Music: The Medicine of the Mind.

What does music do for your mind? Music optimises learning Helps you retain information better Helps severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories & respond to therapies Helps with Alzheimer’s recall and sharing of memories Helps promote rehabilitation...
Anna has Alzheimer’s. How Can I Help?

Anna has Alzheimer’s. How Can I Help?

Jenny was upset. Something wasn’t right, she just knew. Her best friend had missed their regular lunch date again and yesterday stopped in the middle of making a cup of tea, totally confused about what she was doing. Then the news came – Anna has Alzheimer’s disease....
Will I get Alzheimer’s too?

Will I get Alzheimer’s too?

“I will be turning sixty-five in a couple of months and the thought of any kind of dementia scares the living daylights out of me.” ‘I am 62 years old and really concerned as the life of the mind is everything to me.’ Have YOU ever felt like...
Take the Dementia Quiz

Take the Dementia Quiz

1.     What is dementia? A disease involving memory loss that is entirely separate from Alzheimer’s disease A decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life Another term for Alzheimer’s A mental illness that’s usually alleviated...
Dementia Quiz Answers

Dementia Quiz Answers

1.  What is dementia? Correct Answer : A decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life “Many people think Alzheimer’s is the same thing as dementia,” says David Knopman, M.D., a professor of neurology at the Mayo Clinic....